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Krasner has not been charged with any wrongdoing.
The Judiciary Committee voted on party lines to advance two impeachment articles against Krasner, whom the GOP blames for crime problems in the state’s most populous city.
“(Philadelphia) is not going to be an economic engine for the rest of the state from which the rest of the state extracts economic benefit but does not count their vote.”
State Rep. Josh Kail of Beaver County announced plans two weeks ago to seek the impeachment of Krasner, a staunch progressive who was easily reelected last year.
Authorities have charged a man accused of leaving a series of vulgar voicemails at the Pennsylvania district office of U.S. Rep. Madeleine Dean as she worked as an impeachment manager in the second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump.
In the statement approved by the party, which has not yet been released publicly, members wrote that they are “outraged” that Toomey cooperated with an impeachment that “facilitated Democrats’ tireless obsession with partisan political retribution.”