Orange, Calif. — Upon Congress’ introduction of an impeachment process in the House of Representatives today, Democratic Party of Orange County Chairwoman and Democratic National Committee Member Ada Briceño released the following statement:
“It is our duty to remove Donald Trump from power. He has given us no choice. Impeach.
“Donald Trump is remorseless and relentless in his bottomless hunger for power and control. Censure alone will fail to protect us, and we applaud Congress’ action.
“Wednesday’s bloody, lethal act of domestic terrorism and insurrection was led by Donald Trump, and is still fueled by his lies. Our patriotic duty calls upon to use the Constitutional process established for this moment.”
About the Democratic Party of Orange County
Orange County is a nationally-watched battleground for federal and state elections. Once famously known as “Reagan country,” after President Reagan called Orange County the place where “all good Republicans go to die,” Orange County is rapidly shifting from a Republican stronghold into a highly diverse Democratic metropolis.
Chairwoman Ada Briceño, a longtime labor organizer, Co-President of UNITE HERE Local 11, and Democratic National Committee member, is the first immigrant and second Latina to lead the Democratic Party of Orange County. Her executive leadership team includes Latino, Asian American, millennial, and LGBT representation.
Orange County Democrats are experiencing dramatic growth at all levels of office. In 2018, Democrats famously swept all seven Congressional seats in Orange County. In 2019, Democrats overtook countywide voter registration to become the region’s leading political party.
In 2020, Democrats flipped 20 local seats and two state senate seats from red to blue, including in deep-red areas of the county. Over the past four years, Democrats made a 5-point gain in voter registration, and now outpace the OC GOP by more than two points.
Orange County is the nation’s sixth largest county, with 3.2 million residents and more than 650,000 registered Democratic voters.
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