Freshman House Democrat backing impeachment inquiry faces boos and heckling at town hall

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Michigan Rep. Elissa Slotkin received pushback from her constituents recently over her support for an impeachment inquiry of President Trump.

During a weekend town hall in Hartland, the first-term Democrat’s remarks were interrupted by boos and hecklers as she opened the session discussing a Washington Post op-ed she and six colleagues wrote explaining their support of an impeachment inquiry.

“I wanted you to know from me directly why I made that decision. I know clearly there’s lots of disagreement in the room,” said Slotkin, 43. “But what I owe you as your representative is to be open and transparent about how I made that decision, so I wanted to tell you about it.”

The comment drew a mix of booing and clapping from the crowd.

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