Democrats divided over impeaching Trump

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi held a phone call with party members advising against impeachment. ABC News' Mona Kosar Abdi reports.
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Now to Washington and house Democrats are split over what's next after the Muller reports some are calling for impeachment proceedings against president trump to begin and others are being more cautious ABC's Monaco's Robby joins us with more good morning Mona. Good morning Kenneth good morning today now talked Democrats are not taking the issue of impeachment off the table what they are saying. He said there other ways to hold the president accountable. As Democrats focus on next steps. Over impeaching president trolley is an issue causing a deep divide in the Democratic Party as the calls to begin proceedings grows among rank and file members. Yet the party's top leaders cautioned against it. He's not worth it. In an hour long phone call with party members Monday House Speaker Nancy Pelosi advised against impeachment. While making it clear that Democrats will continue to investigate. The president's actions this as a democratic led House Judiciary Committee subpoenaed former White House counsel Don began. Calling him a critical witness about whether trump obstructed justice on the campaign trail the 20/20 democratic presidential candidates also wing and during a CNN town hall. I believe very strongly net president trump should be held accountable Minnesota senator Amy Klobuchar pushing for congressional hearings. But falling short of calling for impeachment. But senators com or Harris and Elizabeth Warren took a different state. This president and his administration engaged in obstruction of justice I believe congress to take the steps towards impeachment. Meanwhile president trump claims Democrats have no grounds to impeach adding he's not concerned in the leaks. Are you. And those house investigations are going a full force last week House Judiciary Committee. Formally requested a special counsel Robert Mueller testifying in front of congress and the American people know later today Tenet then in May 23. And people are expecting Matt to be a blockbuster day of testimony from Muller's Mona think you.

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