Billionaire Democratic donor Tom Steyer demands pledge to impeach Trump

Billionaire megadonor Tom Steyer wrote a letter to Democrats on Wednesday asking that if they take control of congress in 2018, that they impeach President Trump.

The New York Times says says that in his letter, Steyer calls Trump a "clear and present danger to the republic."

He went on to say "I hope you will make your position clear so that Democratic voters who are under constant attack by this administration, know their elected representatives have the patriotism and political courage to stand up and take action."

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Tom Steyer, founder of Farallon Capital Management LLC and president of NextGen Climate Action Committee, stands for a photograph after a Bloomberg Television interview in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017. Steyer, the billionaire environmental activist who spent at least $87 million on the 2016 election, said he can't begin to estimate how much of his fortune he'll put toward fighting Donald Trump's presidency. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images
American environmentalist Tom Steyer speaks at the Netroots Nation annual conference for political progressives in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. August 12, 2017. REUTERS/Christopher Aluka Berry
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 27: Jackie Dupont-Walker and Tom Steyer speak during Climate Day LA at The Theatre at Ace Hotel on June 27, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Timothy Norris/WireImage)
Investor, philanthropist and environmentalist Tom Steyer speaks at the Center for American Progress' 2014 Making Progress Policy Conference in Washington, DC, U.S. on November 19, 2014. Billionaire environmental activist Tom Steyer is expanding his political agenda beyond climate change to embrace issues ranging from immigration to income inequality, which he expects will be critical to mustering votes for Democrat Hillary Clinton in the November presidential election. REUTERS/Gary Cameron/File Photo
SACRAMENTO, CA - AUGUST 21: Tom Steyer speaks during the Imagine Justice concert at Capitol Mall on August 21, 2017 in Sacramento, California. (Photo by Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images)
SANTA MONICA, CA - JUNE 08: Sen. Kevin de Leon (L) and Tom Steyer attend Global Green USA's Millennium Awards at Fairmont Miramar Hotel on June 8, 2013 in Santa Monica, California benefiting the places, the people and the planet in need. (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Global Green)
Thomas 'Tom' Steyer, founder of Farallon Capital Management LLC, speaks during a Bloomberg Television interview in Pescadero, California, U.S., on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013. Keystone XL will be a 'major driver' of oil sands expansion that significantly raises the risks of climate change, said Steyer, a former hedge fund manager who has spent some of his fortune fighting the pipeline. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, left, listens as Tom Steyer of 'No on 23' speaks as a press conference was held at Vista Hermosa Park in Los Angeles calling for a No vote on Proposition 23 on August 31, 2010. Texas oil companies Tesoro and Valero are backing the Proposition which is a dirty energy proposition. (Photo by Anne Cusack/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)
CHARLOTTE, NC - SEPTEMBER 05: Co-Founder of Advanced Energy Economy Tom Steyer speaks during day two of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on September 5, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The DNC that will run through September 7, will nominate U.S. President Barack Obama as the Democratic presidential candidate. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
SANTA MONICA, CA - JUNE 08: Co-Founder of Sungevity Danny Kennedy, democratic member of the California State Senate Kevin de Leon and philanthropist Tom Steyer arrive at Global Green USA's Annual Millennium Awards at Fairmont Miramar Hotel on June 8, 2013 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Angela Weiss/Getty Images)
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There has even been some speculation about Steyer -- who has spent over $91 million in support of Democrats in the last election cycle -- running against Democratic California Senator Dianne Feinstein.

Feinstein is seeking re-election next year but stunned a lot of Democrats after saying that Trump had an opportunity to be a good president.

Steyer is not someone Democrats can ignore -- according to the Times, he is the single biggest liberal donor in the last two federal elections.

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