Delgado votes against impeachment
Jul 18, 2019 12:56 am • Staff
On July 17 Rep. Antonio Delgado voted against impeaching the president, while Rep. Paul Tonko voted in favor of beginning impeachment proceedings. The vote was actually to table "Impeaching Donald John Trump, President of the United States, of high misdemeanors" with 137 Democrats voting with Republicans to not move impeachment further. The 95 Democrats voting not to table the impeachment measure was higher than the 85 House members most trackers had previously cited in favor of beginning impeachment proceedings. The same day, Delgado and Tonko both voted for, "Recommending that the House of Representatives find William P. Barr, Attorney General of the United States, and Wilbur L. Ross, Jr., Secretary of Commerce, In Contempt of Congress for Refusal to Comply with Subpoenas Duly Issued by the Committee on Oversight and Reform." That passed 230-198, with all Republicans voting against, four Democrats voting against, and one independent voting in favor of the resolution.