WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn Issued The Following Statement On The House Judiciary Committee’s Articles Of Impeachment Vote:

“Today, The Judiciary Committee Took A Patriotic Vote In Support Of Protecting Our Democracy. There Is No Pleasure In This Action, But It Is The Solemn Duty Required Of Those Who Take The Oath Of Office To Protect And Serve. The President Has Left Us No Choice But To Stand In Defense Of Our Country In Order To Uphold Our Great Republic.”