Luján, Haaland, Torres Small vote for Nancy Pelosi’s impeachment inquiry

On Thursday morning, Democrats voted to continue the impeachment inquiry into President Trump, with most members voting for the partisan measure. All New Mexico Members of Congress, Reps. Ben Ray Luján(D-NM-3), Debra Haaland (D-NM-1), and Xochitl Torres Small (D-NM-2), voting for the partisan measure

Earlier in the morning, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi made a floor speech, saying “what it’s about is the truth” as she stood by the flag to introduce the impeachment vote.…

Vulnerable Rep. Torres Small likely to vote for formal impeachment probe

On Monday, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) announced her intention to have a vote on Thursday to formalize the Democrats’ impeachment probe into President Donald Trump after weeks of secret interviews and meetings.

Although it took Rep. Xochitl Torres Small (D-NM) awhile to get on board Pelosi’s impeachment push, she came out publicly in support of the inquiry on October 10, writing “the administration left me with no other way to get the information the country deserves than to support an impeachment inquiry.”

The freshman representative who votes 91% of the time with Speaker Pelosi according to ProPublica, an independent, non-partisan newsroom, including on her nomination for Speaker of the House, is expected to vote along party lines for the impeachment probe, as she has previously stated she will do.…

MLG insists Trump Administration is assaulting the environment

On Friday, the New Mexico Environment Department sent out a press release announcing a letter they sent to the Environmental Protection Agency, which is proposing new changes to emissions standards. 

In the news release, Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham as quoted saying “The Trump Administration’s ongoing assault on the environment is unconscionable and must be fought at every opportunity.” 

She also claimed that the EPA’s approach was “anti-science” and “anti-environment,” while declaring “the Trump Administration will not slow our progress on climate action,” referring to a hyper-partisan bill, the Energy Transition Act, which was passed with the help of a handful of moderate Republican legislators.…

Heinrich ignores birds killed by wind turbines while lamenting ‘climate change’ bird extinctions

On Monday, Sen. Martin Heinrich took to Twitter to bemoan the Audubon Society’s statistics alleging “climate change’s” involvement in the extinction of birds in New Mexico.

In his tweets, he wrote, “According to the [Audubon Society], nearly HALF (46%) of New Mexico’s bird species are vulnerable to climate change–which could lead to population declines and local extinctions if species aren’t able to adapt.” 

Heinrich continued in a subsequent tweet, “This isn’t normal, folks.…