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‘Full steam ahead’ — Democrats react following Pelosi’s impeachment inquiry announcement

Reporters crowd around Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md., as he leaves the House Democrats’ caucus meeting in the Capitol on impeachment of President Trump on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Tuesday the House would proceed with a formal impeachment inquiry regarding the actions of President Donald Trump.

“This is a full-blown impeachment inquiry, and Speaker Pelosi’s our leader,” said Maryland Rep. Jamie Raskin following a Democratic caucus meeting to discuss impeachment. It is not clear whether the inquiry will result in a House floor vote on impeachment.

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