Oregon’s U.S. senators were quick to comment on Tuesday after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi launched a formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.
Republican Congressman Greg Walden chimed in late Wednesday after reading the transcripts from President Trump’s call with Ukranian President Volodymyr Zelensky.
Central Oregon Daily’s Brooke Snavely has more from the Oregon delegation.
You can see their reactions on Twitter below:
What the House of Representatives did by opening an impeachment inquiry is essential to protecting the well-being of the country.
— Ron Wyden (@RonWyden) September 24, 2019
It is time for Congress, as a co-equal branch of government, to fulfill its constitutional role and hold the President accountable.
— Senator Jeff Merkley (@SenJeffMerkley) September 24, 2019
… Americans deserve to get all of the facts – including seeing both the report from the whistleblower and the transcripts of the conversations former Vice President Joe Biden has had.
— Rep. Greg Walden (@repgregwalden) September 25, 2019