On Washington: With New Focus on Sexual Misconduct, Democrats Take Aim at Trump

After purging some from their ranks, Democrats intensify a push to investigate the president over accusations of harassment and abuse.

WASHINGTON — Representative Nancy Pelosi and other top Democrats have been leery of any mention of the I-word. Clamoring for the impeachment of President Trump, they fear, could backfire and alienate independent voters and unhappy Republicans they hope to attract in next year’s midterms. But demanding congressional hearings into accusations of inappropriate sexual behavior by the president is another thing altogether.With the rapidly shifting cultural and political environment on sexual misco...