Democrats in districts Trump won face pressure from both sides

The House is likely to impeach the president, while in the Senate, lawmakers on both sides are already fighting over the trial to come with Republicans promising Trump “total coordination.”
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impeachment showdown. A full house vote just 48 hours away now. And tonight, the images, the contentious town halls across this country. Democrats house members who are on the fence revealing their decisions. As all eyes turn to the senate trial that would come next. Democratic leaders say they want witnesses. The Republican majority leader has already said, we know how this will end. Mary Bruce up on the hill again tonight. Reporter: As the house barrels towards a vote, tonight, the pressure is on for moderates Democrats from districts trump won. In Michigan, congresswoman Elissa Slotkin got an earful from both sides. Thank you, thank you. Reporter: Slotkin revealing she will vote to impeach. I will be voting yes on obstruction of congress. Reporter: In Colorado, representative Jason crow announced he is also a yes. I have no other option than to vote for articles of impeachment this week. Reporter: Congressman Jeff van drew of New Jersey is opposed to impeachment and now plans to switch parties and become a Republican. Most of his staff resigning at the news. The house is all but certain to impeach on Wednesday. The judiciary committee releasing their 658-age report, saying, "President trump has realized the framers' worst nightmare," and warning, "He has engaged in a pattern of misconduct that will continue if left unchecked." In the senate, both sides are already fighting over the trial to come. Republicans promising "Total coordination" with the president. I am -- clearly made up my mind. I'm not trying to hide the fact that I have disdain for the accusations and the process, so, I don't need any witnesses. Trials have witnesses. That's what trials are all about. Reporter: Democrats want to hear from four witnesses the white house has blocked from testifying, including acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney and former trump national security adviser John Bolton. If house Democrats feel that they have enough evidence to impeach without hearing from these four witnesses, why isn't that enough here in the senate? These people know better than anyone else the facts. There is no reason on god's green Earth why they shouldn't be called and testify, unless you're afraid of what they might say. And Mary Bruce live with us tonight. And we just heard there from chuck Schumer, he would like witnesses at the senate trial, but Republican leader Mitch Mcconnell has already said, we know how this will end, but he said he'll meet with senator Schumer to map out the details? Reporter: The two leaders are going to sit down and try to work together here, but ultimately, in the senate, the ball is largely in Mcconnell's court, and he has made it clear he plans to be in lock step with the white house. David? Mary Bruce who has been covering this all for weeks now for us, Mary, thank you.

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