Some Maine Democrats to press for impeachment of Gov. LePage

FILE - In a Friday, Jan. 8, 2016 file photo, Maine Gov. Paul LePage speaks at a news conference at the State House, in Augusta, Maine. The week of Jan. 10 could bring an impeachment order calling for an investigation into Republican LePage’s alleged abuse of power. Some lawmakers insist the Legislature must take some sort of action, whether it’s censure or impeachment, to punish LePage for using his influence to pressure a charter school operator into rescinding a job offer to House Speaker Mark Eves, a Democrat.(AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The furor over Gov. Paul LePage’s comment about “young white” girls being impregnated by out-of-state drug dealers is last week’s news. This week could bring an impeachment order calling for an investigation into the Republican’s alleged abuse of power.

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