For Immediate Release
Stand Up America Calls Out Speaker Pelosi for Impeding Impeachment
NEW YORK - After Donald Trump admitted to pressing Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to dig up damaging information against a Democratic opponent, Stand Up America Founder and President Sean Eldridge released the following statement:
“Speaker Pelosi is letting the American people down. Her inaction in the face of Trump’s crimes and corruption is unacceptable and a dereliction of her duty.
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“Emboldened by Congress’s inaction, Trump is brazenly demanding that another foreign government interfere in our election to help him win. Despite this existential threat to our democracy, Speaker Pelosi is refusing to publicly support the House Judiciary Committee’s impeachment inquiry and is preventing them from moving forward swiftly with articles of impeachment.
“With all due respect to Speaker Pelosi, in the face of Trump’s lawlessness, she must do her job, uphold her oath to defend the Constitution, and move forward with impeachment. We demand that she not only publicly support the impeachment inquiry but work with Chairman Nadler to enact an aggressive hearing schedule, draft articles of impeachment, and vote to hold Trump accountable this fall.”
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Stand Up America is a progressive advocacy organization with over two million community members across the country. Focused on grassroots advocacy to strengthen our democracy and oppose Trump’s corrupt agenda, Stand Up America has driven over 600,000 phone calls to Congress and mobilized tens of thousands of protestors across the country.