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Palmer on Trump impeachment inquiry: ‘I will vote no, consistent with the Constitution’

Count Congressman Gary Palmer (AL-06) as being against the impeachment inquiry by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and House Democrats into President Donald Trump.

In a statement on Thursday, Palmer advised that the “inquiry is not about high crimes and misdemeanors, but about politics.”

Palmer is the chairman of the Republican Policy Committee, which is the fifth-highest ranking leadership role amongst Republicans in the United States House of Representatives.

“I plan to stand with the Constitution in the impeachment process against President Trump,” Palmer said.

“This inquiry is not about high crimes and misdemeanors, but about politics,” he continued. “Earlier this year, Congressman Al Green said, ‘I’m concerned that if we don’t impeach this president, he will get re-elected.’ That should tell the American people everything they need to know about this inquiry.”

“The Democrats are attempting to achieve in the political arena what they have been unable to achieve at the ballot box. If this inquiry progresses to articles of impeachment, I will vote no, consistent with the Constitution,” Palmer concluded.

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Sean Ross is the editor of Yellowhammer News. You can follow him on Twitter @sean_yhn

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