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WeHo City Council Approves Resolution Supporting Impeachment Inquiry

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WEST HOLLYWOOD — The City Council of the City of West Hollywood unanimously adopted a Resolution in Support of the Impeachment Inquiry into President Donald J. Trump. The City of West Hollywood’s Resolution was approved at the regular meeting of the City Council on Monday, October 7.

On Tuesday, September 24, 2019, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced that the U.S. House of Representatives would launch a formal impeachment inquiry into President Trump in response to a July 25 phone call between President Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and a subsequent whistleblower complaint.

“History will remember what actions we took in this moment to protect our democracy and our government from corruption,” said West Hollywood Mayor Pro Tempore Lindsey P. Horvath. “We cannot allow this President to betray our country for his personal or political gain.”

“I’m proud to author this Resolution and to have the City of West Hollywood on record in support of the impeachment inquiry,” she continued.

The City will send copies of its Resolution to President Trump; U.S. Senators Dianne Feinstein and Kamala Harris; House Speaker Nancy Pelosi; Congressmember Adam Schiff; leadership of both parties; and others, as appropriate.

The City has a long-standing commitment to advocating for its diverse community members including LGBT residents, people with disabilities, seniors, people of color, immigrants, women, and others.

In December 2016, the City reaffirmed its commitment to its core values and is working diligently to defend the fundamental rights of its community members. In February 2017, City Council approved an item that directs City staff to take steps in prohibiting West Hollywood City Hall from doing business with entities that provide financial or other benefits to the President or his revocable trust.

In June 2017, the City Council approved a Resolution that calls on the U.S. House of Representatives to initiate proceedings for the impeachment of the President.

The City of West Hollywood will continue fighting vigorously to protect the lives and well-being of its residents and people across the nation and the globe who identify with West Hollywood’s core values.

For more information, please contact the City of West Hollywood at (323) 848-6321. For people who are Deaf or hard of hearing, please call TTY (323) 848-6496.

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