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There is a Rochester connection to the changes that have occurred in Washington, D.C. following the insurrection and rioting that took place at the U.S. Capitol last week.

Rep. Joe Morelle from Irondequoit is joining several other Democrats in calling for the House of Representatives to move forward with impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump.

More than a dozen Democrats have endorsed impeachment as they question whether Trump improperly used his office to pressure the Ukrainian president to investigate political rival Joe Biden's family.

In a statement, Morelle says the "president's disturbing pattern of unlawful behavior is an offense to the very principles and ideals our nation was founded upon."