Rep. Mark Amodei. Photo: David Calvert/Getty Images

Rep. Mark Amodei (R-Nev.) is the first House Republican to support an impeachment inquiry following a whistleblower's complaint that President Trump allegedly pressured Ukraine, reports the New York Times.

"Listen, I want to see what the process produces. And quite frankly, if there's something that rises to that level, then guess what, that's not something that we can have by a Democrat or a Republican."
— Rep. Mark Amodei during a conference call

Between the lines: Amodei has not come out in support of impeachment. He supports Congress looking into the complaint made by the whistleblower to see what's credible, according to a press release from Amodei.

  • Other Democrats echo Amodei's message. They want to wait and see what the impeachment inquiries will dig up before moving forward, per the Times.

Go deeper: The impeachment whip list

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