Thirty-one House Democrats, who represent districts won by the president in 2016, face losing their seats in 2020 after betraying their moderate constituents who oppose the hyper-partisan effort to remove the president from office.

In an effort to circumvent political backlash from moderate voters ahead of their reelection bids, at least a dozen so-called moderate Democrats are devising an alternative they surmise will appease voters on both sides of the aisle as the impeachment effort goes awry.

According to Politico, a group of 12 moderate Democrats are planning to censure Trump, to express disapproval of the president’s conduct, Trump rather than vote for the partisan impeachment.



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