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Impeachment set to bear fruit in Ill. politics; Delegation votes 13-4, putting issue into play next year

Dec 19, 2019 - Chicago Tribune
Board and Executive Moves

Illinois' Democratic-led House delegation voted 13-4 along party lines on Wednesday to approve articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, a historic roll call with political ramifications in hotly contested congressional races next year.

While the overall result had been expected, with the Democratic-controlled House voting 230-197 to approve an article for abuse of power and 229-198 to approve an article for obstruction of Congress against Trump to the Senate for trial, there...