U.S. Rep. Pete
Visclosky released the following statement after deadline on Wednesday, in
response to Speaker Pelosi’s announcement a day earlier that the U.S. House
of Representatives is moving forward with an official impeachment inquiry.
“I support Speaker
Pelosi’s announcement that the U.S. House of Representatives is moving
forward with an official impeachment inquiry.
“As Chairman of the
House Defense Appropriations Subcommittee, I am greatly concerned that the
conduct of the President continues to threaten the safety and security of
our nation and our allies.
seriousness of the President’s actions, I believe that the Speaker’s
announcement is warranted.
“I await the
details of the information gleaned from the current Committee
“It is imperative
that as the inquiry moves forward, Congress does not lose sight of its duty
to address the pressing needs of the citizens of our nation.
include creating more opportunities for good-paying jobs, providing
affordable health care options, decreasing the cost of prescription drugs,
and ensuring that the dignity of all workers and individuals is recognized.”