Texas Senate candidate loses bid to impeach Trump
The U.S. Senate on Monday defeated a bid by a Texas Democrat to impece President Donald Trump.
Democratic challenger Rep. Lois Kolkhorst of El Paso filed a bill Monday that would have impeached Trump, but the House of Representatives voted down it.
Kolkharst said she would file an impeachment petition against Trump after Trump’s impeachment.
“This is the end of an era,” Kolkth said in a statement.
“I’m here today to ask the American people to ask Donald Trump to resign.”
Trump has been accused of sexually assaulting women since the early 1980s.
Kropas has faced intense pressure to resign from her state after he said during the 2016 campaign that he was sexually attracted to women.
She’s also been accused by multiple women of inappropriate behavior.
The bill Kolkhurst filed with the House would have allowed her to bring her impeachment motion to a vote in the Senate.
The Senate approved her impeachment bid on Friday.
But the House failed to pass the measure, citing procedural concerns.
Democrats will continue to push Kolkhirst to resign.
Kroll said the impeachment process is still ongoing.
“If she is elected, we will continue with impeachment proceedings in the House,” Kroll told The Associated Press in an interview.
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