Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib first to sign pledge to impeach Trump

Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib first to sign pledge to impeach Trump
Ocasio-Cortez, Omar, Tlaib (Image: YouTube video screen grab)

[Ed. – Who wants to bet they’ll be forced out before he will?]

Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) and Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) are the first members of Congress to sign on to a pledge launched by a progressive advocacy organization to impeach President Donald Trump.

ABC News producer Ben Siegel on Tuesday morning reported that the freshman congresswomen were first to back the pledge, which was organized by “By the People,” which bills itself a grassroots group that “came together because we saw that millions of Americans want the Trump Administration removed from office.”

“We are committed to ending this administration and creating a country that lives up to its founding ideals,” the group’s About Us section reads.

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Tlaib made national headlines for remarks she made at a reception organized by progressive advocacy group MoveOn.org hours after being sworn in as a member of Congress, in which she vowed to remove President Trump from office, stating: “[W]e’re going to go in there and we’re going to impeach the motherfucker.”

Several top Democrats, including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), criticized Tlaib’s coarse language but stopped short of bringing another sort of punishment against the Michigan Democrat.

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