Businessman Tom Steyer defined tonight why he is centered a lot of his vitality on his motion to question President Trump.
“I began the have to impeach motion over two years in the past to attempt to elevate the voice of the American folks,” he stated. “I assumed we had probably the most corrupt president in historical past. I assumed it was essential as a matter of proper and improper that he be held to the identical regulation that everybody else is held to. I have been pushing for the American folks and eight million folks signed our petition to get to listen to what he is executed on televised hearings so we will determine proper from improper.
He continued: “I actually take a look at this, because it is late, however I nonetheless imagine the correct factor right here is for Washington, DC, to carry him to account in the way in which that People have dragged the folks in Washington to do the proper factor and to see this as a matter of proper and improper in our democracy, not a matter of partisan politics, however a pure matter of patriotism.”
Requested if he was involved that Trump would use the impeachment inquiry to his political benefit, Steyer stated he thinks “the court docket that counts is the court docket of public opinion.”
Steyer then stated he is not working to question the President, though Steyer’s efforts to question Trump have made him probably the most seen.
“I am working for president. I am not working for president to impeach Donald Trump. I feel it is time as president that we glance ahead and discuss about what Democrats are going to do for People, the modifications which have to return to look to the future and for the modifications we’re going to deliver to make this a higher nation and to face up for working People throughout the land,” he stated.