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Politics Pelosi blasts White House for refusing to cooperate in Trump impeachment probe

04:05  09 october  2019
04:05  09 october  2019 Source:   reuters.com

Nancy Pelosi Is Acting In Bad Faith On The Impeachment Inquiry

  Nancy Pelosi Is Acting In Bad Faith On The Impeachment Inquiry Pelosi thinks the White House should work with House Democrats to pass legislation even as they pursue a partisan impeachment inquiry.House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday she thinks the Trump administration should continue to work with congressional Democrats on passing legislation even as they pursue an impeachment inquiry against the president.

The White House told House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday that it would not be participating in her impeachment inquiry and would not comply with congressional The letter from the White House counsel echoed President Trump 's political attacks on Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff.

The White House sent a letter to House leadership on Tuesday evening declaring that they would not cooperate with the House 's impeachment It called the impeachment inquiry "constitutionally invalid" and a violation of "basic due process rights." It also claims that the inquiry is an attempt to

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., pauses as she speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019. © AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., pauses as she speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019.

WASHINGTON, Oct 8 (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Tuesday President Donald Trump "will be held accountable" after the White House said it would refuse to cooperate with the congressional impeachment inquiry of the Republican president.

"The White House should be warned that continued efforts to hide the truth of the President’s abuse of power from the American people will be regarded as further evidence of obstruction," Pelosi, a Democrat, said in a statement.

"Mr. President, you are not above the law. You will be held accountable," she said. (Reporting by Eric Beech; Writing by Mohammad Zargham; Editing by Muralikumar Anantharaman)

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Pelosi holds off on vote to authorize impeachment inquiry .
Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Democratic leaders will hold off on a full House vote authorizing an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, according to multiple lawmakers and aides. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); Leadership sources caution that the decision could be "reassessed at some point." The White House and Republicans have seized on the absence of such a vote and have vowed to resist what they describe as an illegitimate probe.

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