Resolution to Send Impeachment to Senate Could Be Introduced Next Week: Pelosi

www.theepochtimes.com | 1/10/2020 | Staff
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In a letter to House Democrats on Jan. 10, Pelosi informed them that she’d told House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) to introduce the resolution next week.

“I have asked Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler to be prepared to bring to the Floor next week a resolution to appoint managers and transmit articles of impeachment to the Senate,” she said.

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Managers will present the House’s case against Trump to the Senate, which hears impeachment cases. Trump was impeached for obstruction of Congress and abuse of office.

The Republican-controlled Senate is expected to acquit Trump, helping him avoid becoming the first president in history to be removed from office. A simple majority vote is required to dismiss the case; a supermajority is required for conviction.

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Pelosi has repeatedly declined to say when she’d transmit the articles to the Senate, causing growing consternation even within her own party. Multiple Democratic lawmakers said this week that the articles should be submitted, though a few later walked back their comments.

Pelosi said in the letter that “new information” emerged since the House voted to impeach Trump, including emails obtained from the White House by the Just Security organization and a statement from ex-National Security Advisor John Bolton, who said he was prepared to comply if the Senate issued a subpoena for him to testify in a Senate trial.

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