TUXEDO, NY...Chele Chiavacci Farley (R-Orange County) released the following statement in response to Congress starting an impeachment process without voting on it:
"Instead of focusing on real issues, Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney and the radical socialist Democrats are participating in a political sham to overturn the 2016 election and use tax money to defeat Trump in 2020. This is the first time in history that impeachment proceedings have started without a House vote first — as outlined in our Constitution. It is also the first time the investigation is being done by the Intelligence Committee and not Judiciary. The Democrats are using taxpayer dollars to push this baseless inquiry through SIX House committees while pushing a negative, misleading narrative to hurt the President. This is unprecedented.
The House should do its job and VOTE on the impeachment process so everyone is on record.
But if it can’t vote, then the Democrats need to stop using the House as an arm of the DNC to defeat Trump and divide our nation. Instead, they need to start working on important issues like lowering drug prices and passing USMCA.
It’s time to vote out members of Congress, like Congressman Sean Maloney, who put their own personal political agendas ahead of the needs of their constituents and our country."
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