Members of the NAACP are calling for the impeachment of President Trump. They represent the latest effort to push members of Congress to pursue impeachment against the president.
NAACP delegates voted unanimously on Tuesday to call for Trump’s impeachment.
The group is holding its annual convention in Detroit. The organization’s president posted this message on Twitter:
”Trump’s misconduct is unmistakable and has proven time and time again, that he is unfit to serve as the president of this country,” NAACP President Derrick Johnson tweeted.
He followed that tweet with another, stating:
“Today, @NAACP voted to move forward with a resolution to initiate @realDonaldTrump’s impeachment at the 110th #NAACPConvention. Trump’s misconduct is unmistakable and has proven time and time again, that he is unfit to serve as the president of this country. #WhenWeFightWeWin“
The NAACP joins a growing choir of voices calling for Congress to initiate impeachment proceedings against Trump. A total of 87 House members have expressed support for an impeachment inquiry. Democratic leadership has been hesitant, instead asking the caucus to focus on investigations against the president.
The NAACP’s vote comes a day before former special counsel Robert Mueller is getting ready to testify before Congress. Some Democrats hope this will help substantiate the case for impeachment.
Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) who is one of the most outspoken critics of Trump, has called for his impeachment. She said at the NAACP convention on Monday that she is “not going nowhere, not until I impeach this president.”
Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), who has so far resisted calls for pursuing impeachment, also spoke at the convention on Monday but did not mention Trump during her speech.