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Impeachment Pressure Builds for Nancy Pelosi's House Democrats After Ukraine Whistleblower and Trump Admission

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Democratic members of Congress grappling with the question of impeachment spoke with new urgency on Sunday following reports that President Trump pressured Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden’s son in a July phone call between the two leaders. 

The moment arrives amid frustration among some of the candidates running in the 2020 Democratic primary, as well as voters and activists, that the Democratic-led House of Representatives has dragged its feet on holding the president accountable. 

In an interview with CNN on Sunday, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) said that impeachment could be the “only remedy,” to the president’s refusal to make public the whistleblower complaint associated with the call and a transcript of his conversation with the Ukrainian president. 

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