RECENT VOTES

Impeachment

On Wednesday December 6, 2017 the House voted on a motion to table H. Res. 646, a Privileged Resolution to impeach President Donald Trump. Those casting a NO vote were voting to begin a debate on impeaching the President. As a lawyer I have approached impeachment deliberately and thoughtfully. Taking steps to impeach a President is a gravely serious matter. Practically and politically, I think most of us can agree that passing articles of impeachment in this House isnít realistic at this moment in our history. But sometimes, itís more important to follow your heart than to make a practical or political calculation. This is one of those times. I voted to begin a debate on whether this President has committed impeachable acts. Itís time to have an open, honest discussion about President Trump and his fitness for office. I voted NO. The House voted NOT to debate H. Res. 646 and the entire vote is recorded below:

  YEA NAY PRESENT NOT VOTING
REPUBLICAN

238

0

0

1

DEMOCRAT

126

58

4

5

TOTAL

364

58

4

6

MASSACHUSETTS
DELEGATION

4

4

0

1