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I have concluded President Donald Trump should be impeached. I do not arrive at this conclusion lightly. The power of impeachment granted to Congress by our Founding Fathers should not be casually employed. In our democracy, every deference should be given to the outcome of every election.
Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt., on Thursday explained his decision to call for President Donald Trump’s impeachment. “The conduct of the president is putting himself above the law when he’s completely objecting and refusing to cooperate with any Congressional investigations,” Welch said.
Welch, who is one of the most vocal advocates for bipartisanship in Congress and always is seeking ways to build coalitions, is one of the most relatable, constituent-minded candidates Vermont has had in many years. He has become an effective leader in Washington, D.C., and consistently is putting Vermont first in every conversation.
It says something for U.S. Rep. Peter Welch that we see him on a relatively frequent basis in Southern Vermont. Welch has managed to remain an effective lawmaker despite the partisan circus that is the United States Congress. He has been a voice for common sense and reaching across the aisle to get things done.