What impeachment? House Democrats tout legislative agenda

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer sent fellow Democrats a memo outlining the legislative actions they’ll vote on in the coming weeks, with barely a mention of the impeachment proceedings that now dominate Congress.

The lawmaker from Maryland mentioned the House impeachment proceedings in the seventh paragraph of his note to rank-and-file Democrats, underscoring the Democratic leadership’s efforts to show they are not solely focused on ejecting President Trump from office.

“The House is continuing to do important work for the people, even as our committees continue the impeachment inquiry,” Hoyer wrote. “We can, and we will, continue to make progress on critical issues while upholding our Constitutional duty.”

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