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Politics ‘It's really sick’: Pelosi rips Trump’s impeachment letter

02:35  18 december  2019
02:35  18 december  2019 Source:   washingtonexaminer.com

Trump's approval dips among independent voters amid impeachment

  Trump's approval dips among independent voters amid impeachment President Trump’s approval rating dipped among independent voters as Democrats move forward on impeachment, according to the latest Hill-HarrisX poll released Tuesday. © Greg Nash Trump's approval dips among independent voters amid impeachment The survey shows 39 percent of independent voters approve of Trump's job performance, while 56 percent said they disapprove.© Provided by The Hill The new approval rating among independent voters is down from 44 percent in early November.Trump's job approval rating also saw a dip among Republican voters, dropping 3 points to 85 percent compared to the previous poll.

President Trump sent a letter on Tuesday to Speaker Nancy Pelosi expressing his “most powerful protest” against the impeachment process. The House is expected to vote on two articles of impeachment against Mr. Trump on Wednesday.

President Donald Trump sent a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi , comparing impeachment to the Salem witch trials. #CNN #News.

Speaker Nancy Pelosi trashed President Trump’s six-page letter criticizing her leadership on impeachment the day before the House is slated to vote on the two articles.

Richard Neal, Nancy Pelosi standing next to a person in a suit and tie© Provided by Washington Examiner

In the letter sent to Pelosi on Tuesday afternoon, Trump blasted House Democrats for their “partisan impeachment crusade,” accusing them of showing "unfettered contempt" for the system of government installed by the Founding Fathers. Trump specifically targeted Pelosi for her repeated claims that she's praying for the president, writing, “Even worse than offending the Founding Fathers, you are offending Americans of faith by continually saying 'I pray for the President,' when you know this statement is not true, unless it is meant in a negative sense."

Pelosi threatens to delay Trump impeachment trial in bid to pressure McConnell

  Pelosi threatens to delay Trump impeachment trial in bid to pressure McConnell House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she wanted to see how Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell would lay out the trial's rules before she sent over articles of impeachment.In a press conference following the historic vote Wednesday night, Pelosi told reporters that she wanted to see how McConnell, R-Ky., would lay out the trial's rules before she sent over the articles to the Senate.

It was the first salvo in an escalating, high-stakes standoff between Ms. Pelosi , now fully engaged in an effort to build the most damning possible case against the president, and Mr. Trump , who angrily denounced Democrats’ impeachment inquiry even as he worked feverishly in private to head off the

President Donald Trump on Tuesday sent House Speaker Nancy Pelosi a raging letter ripping the impeachment process, calling it an "illegal, partisan attempted coup." The letter comes as the House gears up to vote this week on whether to make Trump the third American president in history to be

Pelosi responded to Trump’s letter, telling CNN, “I have no reaction. It’s ridiculous.”

She added, “I haven’t really fully read it. We’ve been working. I’ve seen the essence of it, though, and it’s really sick.”

The impeachment vote will take place on Wednesday and is expected to be a partisan vote, with no Republicans signaling that they will support either article. Some Democrats, however, have noted that they will break from the party and vote against impeachment. Maine Rep. Jared Golden said he would vote for impeachment on the charge of abuse of power, but he said he will not vote to impeach on obstruction of justice.

Democrats lost a member of their party after New Jersey Rep. Jeff Van Drew signaled that he would join the Republican Party over impeachment.

'Liars!': Trump fires off post-Christmas tweetstorm over impeachment impasse .
Trump asked if House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will face a primary challenge, blasting her San Francisco district as "filthy dirty.""The Radical Left, Do Nothing Democrats said they wanted to RUSH everything through to the Senate because 'President Trump is a threat to National Security' (they are vicious, will say anything!), but now they don't want to go fast anymore, they want to go very slowly," Trump tweeted.

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