House Democratic leader Hoyer: impeachment ‘not worthwhile’: CNN


FILE PHOTO: U.S. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) speaks at House Democrats information convention to reintroduce the H.R.7 “Paycheck Fairness Act” on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., January 30, 2019. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer mentioned after the discharge of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Thursday that impeachment of President Donald Trump was not worthwhile with an election arising in 18 months.

“Based on what we have seen to date, going forward on impeachment is not worthwhile at this point. Very frankly, there is an election in 18 months and the American people will make a judgment,” Hoyer advised CNN.

Reporting by Doina Chiacu; Editing by David Alexander

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