Pelosi names Nadler, Schiff as managers for Trump’s Senate impeachment trial

New York Post | 1/15/2020 | Staff
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced on Wednesday that Reps. Jerrold Nadler and Adam Schiff will be among the impeachment managers who will press the House’s case against President Trump during a Senate trial.

“Today is the day that we name the managers, we go to the floor to pass the resolution to transmit the articles of impeachment to the Senate,” she said.

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Nadler, the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, and Schiff, the head of the House Intelligence Committee, played crucial roles in the House’s impeachment inquiry into Trump last fall.

Others include Reps. Zoe Lofgren, Hakeem Jeffries and Val Demmings, Jason Crow, Sylvia Garcia.

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The House managers are expected to personally deliver the articles to the Senate later Wednesday.

White House counsel Pat Cipollone and Jay Sekulow, Trump’s personal lawyer, will lead Trump’s defense.

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Pelosi’s announcement comes just hours before the House will vote on releasing the two articles of impeachment – for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress – to Senate so a trial can get underway.

The speaker has been holding up delivering...
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