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World Democrats unveil 2 articles of impeachment against Trump

16:45  10 december  2019
16:45  10 december  2019 Source:   msn.com

Impeachment hearings live updates: Scholars called by Democrats testify that Trump’s conduct is grounds for removal from office

  Impeachment hearings live updates: Scholars called by Democrats testify that Trump’s conduct is grounds for removal from office A 41-member panel with a history of partisan brawls is preparing to hear from four constitutional experts on the historical underpinnings of impeachment in what could be a chaotic hearing. Three constitutional scholars summoned by Democrats are testifying Wednesday that President Trump’s conduct toward Ukraine rises to the level of impeachment, as the inquiry moves to a new phase with the first hearing by the House Judiciary Committee, a panel prone to theatrics and partisan brawls.

House Democratic leaders announced Tuesday they will bring two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump , charging him with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress to set in motion the third impeachment of a US president in history.

Democrats are expected to unveil two articles of impeachment against President Trump on Tuesday that will focus on abuse of power and obstructing Congress, and would be voted on by the full House next week, according to three officials familiar with the matter. Slideshow by photo services.

House Democrats announced two articles of impeachment Tuesday against President Donald Trump — abuse of power and obstruction of Congress -- pushing toward historic votes over charges he corrupted the U.S. election process and endangered national security.

Speaker Nancy Pelosi, flanked by the chairmen of the impeachment inquiry committees, stood at the Capitol in what she called a “solemn act.″ Voting is expected in a matter of days in the Judiciary Committee and by Christmas in the full House. Trump insisted he did “NOTHING″ wrong.

Trump demands 'fast' impeachment in House

  Trump demands 'fast' impeachment in House President Trump said Thursday that if House Democrats are going to impeach him they should do it "now" and "fast" so he can have a "fair" trial in the Republican-controlled Senate. In a series of tweets, Trump also said he wanted House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) and the Bidens to testify at a Senate trial."The Do Nothing Democrats had a historically bad day yesterday in the House. They have no Impeachment case and are demeaning our Country. But nothing matters to them, they have gone crazy," Trump tweeted.

House Democrats unveiled two articles of impeachment against President Trump , accusing him of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. They say the

Articles brought over abuse of power and obstruction of Congress, meaning by the end of next week Trump could become third president to be impeached .

“He endangers our democracy, he endangers our national security,” said Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., the Judiciary chairman announcing the charges before a portrait of George Washington. “Our next election is at risk... That is why we must act now.”

Trump tweeted ahead of the announcement that impeaching a president with a record like his would be “sheer Political Madness!”

The outcome, though, appears increasingly set as the House prepares for voting, as it has only three times in history against a U.S. president.

Trump lashes out at FBI director in wake of Justice Department inspector general’s report

  Trump lashes out at FBI director in wake of Justice Department inspector general’s report In a morning tweet, the president took issue with Christopher A. Wray’s response to the report examining the bureau’s investigation of Trump’s 2016 campaign. “I don’t know what report current Director of the FBI Christopher Wray was reading, but it sure wasn’t the one given to me,” Trump tweeted.

House Democrats announced two articles of impeachment Tuesday against President Donald Trump - abuse of power and obstruction of Congress - pushing toward

House Democrats on Tuesday unveiled two articles of impeachment against President Trump , accusing him of abusing his office for personal political gain and all but guaranteeing he becomes just the third president in the nation's his.

In drafting the articles of impeachment, Pelosi is facing a legal and political challenge of balancing the views of her majority while hitting the Constitution’s bar of “treason, bribery or other high crimes and misdemeanors.”

Some liberal lawmakers wanted more expansive charges encompassing the findings from former special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election. Centrist Democrats preferred to keep the impeachment articles more focused on Trump’s actions toward Ukraine. House Democrats have announced two articles of impeachment charging President Donald Trump with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.

The charges unveiled Tuesday stem from Trump’s pressure on Ukraine to announce investigations of his political rivals as he withheld aid to the country.

Pictures: Impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump 

Democratic Rep. Van Drew to vote against Trump impeachment, says others could join him

  Democratic Rep. Van Drew to vote against Trump impeachment, says others could join him Democratic Rep. Jeff Van Drew said that he will vote against articles of impeachment that outline the case for President Trump's removal from office.Van Drew, a Democrat who represents a district in New Jersey that favored Trump by five points in 2016, has been a vocal opponent to the impeachment effort examining whether Trump pressured Ukraine to investigate his political rival, former Vice President Joe Biden. Trump denies the allegations and has called the inquiry a "hoax.

Leading House Democrats unveiled two articles of impeachment against U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday, accusing him of abusing his It was only the fourth time in the 243-year history of the United States that impeachment charges have been brought against an American leader

WASHINGTON — House Democrats announced two articles of impeachment Tuesday against President Donald Trump — abuse of power and The charges unveiled Tuesday stem from Trump 's pressure on Ukraine to announce investigations of his political rivals as he withheld aid to the country.


Jesus got 'more rights' than Trump and other quotes from a historical day of the ongoing impeachment debate .
These are some of the quotes that will likely be remembered as the impeachment inquiry against Trump continues through the House.The House of Representatives took on the task of impeaching a president on Wednesday with a full day of debating that included Republicans and Democrats making their case for and against.

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