WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08) released the below statement upon Speaker Nancy Pelosi announcing that the U.S. House of Representatives will open a formal impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump:

“Unfortunately, Speaker Pelosi has succumbed to the belligerent left and their media allies to move forward with an impeachment inquiry against the President. Democrats continue to waste time and taxpayer dollars on endless investigations while refusing to address the many challenges our nation faces,” said Rep. Austin Scott.