The article of impeachment concerned Trump’s role last month when a mob of his supporters attacked the Capitol, leading to five deaths including a Capitol police officer.
U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., said she will support the articles of impeachment when the House votes on the matter on Wednesday.
Weighing in on his proposal on Thursday, Scott said the recent impeachment of President Donald Trump, who was acquitted by the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, led to his proposed amendment.
Demings has garnered some attention during her brief time in Congress but this is her largest assignment yet. With her background in law enforcement, including more than 25 years of service with the Orlando Police Department (OPD), Demings has increasingly become a favorite of Democrats at the national level.
Florida--the ultimate swing state in American politics--looks as competitive as ever according to a new poll from Florida Atlantic University (FAU).
Scott and several other senators, led by U.S. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., produced a resolution that would simply drop the charges if they are not handed over to the U.S. Senate within 25 days of the original U.S. House vote to impeach.
After the U.S. House voted to impeach President Donald Trump on two counts on Wednesday, the action now heads to the U.S. Senate--and neither of the two Republicans representing Florida sound ready to remove Trump.
As expected, Democrats in the Florida delegation voted to impeach Trump while all of the Republicans representing the Sunshine State voted against the two counts.