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WASHINGTON – Amid an intensely contentious presidential race, polls show American politics are marked by a near-unprecedented division along partisan lines, but the candidates in Washington’s two most closely contested House races are bucking that trend. In the state’s 3rd and 8th congressional districts, Democrats and Republicans alike are highlighting their willingness to work across party lines.
The region’s lawmakers played their part in proceedings Wednesday that led to the impeachment of President Donald Trump on two counts. Republicans argued the impeachment proceedings were rushed and driven by political motives, while Democrats said they must act now in order to stop a White House that has meddled, and will continue to meddle, in American electoral politics.
Southwest Washington state Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler announced Friday that she plans to vote against both articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump.
U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, has said the U.S. House of Representatives should hold a formal impeachment vote in order to grant bipartisan legitimacy to the investigation of President Donald Trump and grant House Republicans subpoena power.
Southwest Washington voters have elected Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, to serve a fifth term in Congress.
Northwest members of Congress react to the shooting in Alexandria, Va.