Moderate Democrats get behind impeachment as House prepares to vote

Moderate Democrats, including some considered vulnerable in conservative-leaning districts, on Monday began falling in line in the party’s impeachment push against President Trump, after the House Judiciary Committee released an impeachment report accusing Trump of wire fraud, bribery, and other crimes.

The report was compiled after the Democrat-led panel heard testimony and ultimately voted to advance two articles of impeachment against Trump to the full House.

The articles of impeachment accuse Trump of trying to pressure Ukraine to investigate his political rivals, and obstructing Congress.

The report said that Trump “betrayed the nation” by seeking foreign help to win re-election.

The House will vote on the articles as soon as Wednesday.

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