“Rep. Adam Smith is second Washington member of Congress to call for impeachment inquiry”
- Editor’s note: Prior to the new 10th Congressional District being created, Yelm area voters were in the 9th District and chose Adam Smith as their elected Representative to Congress, so know him well! Smith then spoke in Yelm on several occasions.
“A second member of Washington’s congressional delegation is calling for an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump.
“Rep Adam Smith, D-Bellevue, said Friday [June 21] that the events of the past several weeks have changed his stance and he now believes it’s time to begin an inquiry.
“‘Congressman Smith believes we must move forward with an impeachment inquiry,’ Shana Chandler, Smith’s chief of staff, said. ‘President Trump has continued his efforts to obstruct justice and undermine Congress as a coequal branch of government and proceeding with an impeachment inquiry — the first step in a lengthy and difficult process — is the best way to demand accountability from this administration.'”
“Smith joins Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Seattle, as the lone members of Washington’s delegation to call for the beginning of impeachment proceedings,” by David Gutman, Seattle Times. Read more