Stanton says lawmakers took an oath to protect the Constitution, and history will judge whether they have the courage to uphold the rule of law.
Stanton spoke out as a growing number of Democrats call for Congress to begin an impeachment investigation. Democrats have been alarmed by a summer phone call Trump had with Ukraine’s president, which came to Congress’ attention through a whistleblower complaint.
Rep. Ruben Gallego, a Democratic lawmaker, also issued a statement on the impeachment inquirement.
On the GOP camp, Rep. Debbie Lesko issued a statement on the announcement of an impeachment inquiry.
Rep. Debbie Lesko (file)
Trump has insisted he’s done nothing wrong.
The Associated Press (AP) contributed to this report.