Another House Democrat has filed an article of impeachment against President Donald Trump, and that could mean the beginning of the end for both the president and first lady Melania Trump.
Rep. Brad Sherman of California has accused Trump of obstructing investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, Time reported.
According to Sherman, the president obstructed justice in part by firing FBI Director James Comey. He filed the article the day after the president’s eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., acknowledged that he agreed to meet with a Russian lawyer after being promised damaging information about former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in June 2016.
Sherman acknowledged that filing the article is a mere “first step on a very long road.” Still, he remains hopeful that his colleagues will come around.
“But if the impulsive incompetency continues, then eventually — many, many months from now — Republicans will join the impeachment effort,” Sherman said in a statement.
Sherman’s chances of success appear bleak with a Republican-led House. The House Democrat does not even have the support of members in his own party, according to Time. Only Texas Democrat Al Green has also declared he is drafting articles of impeachment against Trump.
White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders called Sherman’s decision “utterly and completely ridiculous” and “a political game at its worst.”
The news comes shortly after a new survey on 1,013 active alcohol drinkers by drug and alcohol rehabilitation group Detox.com revealed that more than 73 percent of Democrats would give up drinking for life if Trump were impeached tomorrow.