There are two resolutions introduced into the House calling for investigations into 45; both have been referred to House committees. According to recent news reports, the committees’ GOP leadership intend to kill both resolutions this coming Tuesday.
So what can you do? Use the links below to contact the committee members BY TUESDAY 2.28.17. Remember that any citizen can call committee members even if those members are not your elected official. However, if they are your representative, all the better!
H.R. 111 is an inquiry resolution introduced on 2/9/17 by Representative Nadler (D-NY) with 61 co-sponsors directing the Attorney General to transmit certain documents to the House of Representatives relating to the financial practices of the President. This resolution is in the House Judiciary Committee. The committee members can be viewed here.
House Judiciary Committee main line: (202) 225.3951
H.R.1172 is a resolution introduced on 2/16/17 by Representative Neal (D-MA) to require the President to disclose income, assets, and liabilities associated with countries with which the United States is negotiating a trade or investment agreement, countries subject to presidential determinations in trade enforcement actions, and countries eligible for trade preference programs, and for other purposes. It has been referred to the House Rules and Ways and Means Committee.
The Committee on Rules Ways and Means Committee
U.S. House of Representatives U.S. House of Representatives
Main phone line: (202) 225-9191 Main phone line: (202) 225-3625
Fax: (202) 225-6763 Fax: (202) 225-2610
Below are two news stories on H.R. 111.
2.22.17: Politico’s GOP to Bury House Resolution on Trump Conflicts
2.23.17: NY Mag’s This Obscure News Story, Which Should Be Huge, Shows How Trump Gets Away With Corruption