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Government

Bustos and Loebsack Will Vote "Yes"

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Dave Loeback (D, Ia.) and Cheri Bustos (D, Il.)

The two members of Congress who represent the Quad Cities have decided to vote "yes" on the articles of impeachment. Tuesday Dave Loebsack who represents Iowa's Second District, and Cheri Bustos from Illinois' 17th, announced how they will vote Wednesday when the House is expected to take a formal vote. 

In a statement, Bustos says, “With both a profound sense of constitutional duty and deep respect for the Office of the Presidency, I will solemnly cast my vote in favor of both articles of impeachment for Senate consideration. No one is above the law, and there is beyond ample evidence that President Trump abused the tremendous powers of the presidency to jeopardize our national security and that of our allies."

And from Loebsack, "I truly believe it is unfortunate that we are even in this position, but in our system of government no one is above the law, including the President. Going forward, we must not allow the actions of this President to set an example for future office holders that will further erode our democracy. There is no other option but to support the articles of impeachment that the Judiciary Committee has presented to the full House of Representatives.”