Peterson Says He’ll Remain Democrat, Despite GOP Overtures

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(Learfield News Service)  Congressman Collin Peterson leaning “no” on impeachment has apparently sparked efforts by the G-O-P to recruit the 7th District Democrat.

Peterson says, “There have been overtures by the highest levels of the Republican Party in the last couple weeks to ask if I would consider it, and I told ’em no.” He says he’s not switching parties at this stage of his career and he’ll remain a Democrat, in spite of some things going on that he does not agree with.

Peterson says Democrats have not presented a solid enough case and, with little chance of the Republican-controlled Senate voting to convict the president, the process is only further dividing the country.

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