Swing district Democrat Rep. Kendra Horn (D-OK) said Tuesday that she will choose both articles of impeachment versus President Donald Trump to secure “our democracy.”
Rep. Horn said Tuesday that the president’s telephone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky threatened our “national security.” She explained in a declaration Tuesday:
It is with an aching heart, but with clarity of conviction that I have made my choice. The oath I took to secure and defend the Constitution requires an elect impeachment. This is not a choice I pertained to lightly, but I must do my part to guarantee our democracy remains strong.
The short articles of impeachment prior to us allege an abuse of power and an obstruction of Congress. Welcoming foreign interference in our elections strikes at the heart of our democracy, threatens our nationwide security, and is an abuse of power. It is never acceptable for any president, regardless of celebration, to ask a foreign nation to put their finger on the scale of our democracy. The President blocked Congress by withholding evidence, declining to abide by lawful subpoenas, and prohibiting administration authorities from doing so also.
Rep. Horn represents Oklahoma’s 5th congressional district, which is among the 13 congressional districts that President Trump won during the 2016 presidential election by more than 6 percent, and Home Democrats managed to turn throughout the 2018 midterm elections.
Rep. Horn hardly beat incumbent Rep. Steve Russell (R-OK) by 1.4 portion points throughout the 2018 midterm election.
Donald Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale just recently launched ballot info on Rep. Horn’s district, which found that backing impeachment will imperil her possibilities of getting reelected.
The poll found that 49 percent of Oklahomans in her district want a new member of Congress representing them, compared to only 37 percent that believes that Rep. Horn is worthy of reelection.
The survey found that not just do a majority of Oklahomans in her district impeachment; they also want her to ditch impeachment to concentrate on enhancing the country.
Fifty-two percent of Americans in her district oppose impeachment, while 45 percent favor impeachment.
The survey also discovered that if Rep. Horn were to vote to impeach President Trump, 36 percent of citizens in her district said her potential vote for impeachment would make it less most likely for them to vote for the congresswoman in 2020, compared to 28 percent that stated that they would be most likely to elect the incumbent Democrat.
Another survey from the American Action Network (AAN) found that 48 percent of those in Rep. Horn’s district said impeachment would make it less likely for them to choose the freshman congresswoman.
” Safeguarding and defending our Constitution has to do with preserving our democracy and systems for generations to come,” Rep. Horn concluded in her declaration. “We can not allow any president of either celebration to abuse the power of their office or to block Congress. For that reason, we should act to safeguard our Constitution, the integrity of our elections, and our national security.”