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Politics Pence chief of staff not worried about Pelosi impeachment tactics: 'She will yield'

18:10  22 december  2019
18:10  22 december  2019 Source:   foxnews.com

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

  ‘It's really sick’: Pelosi rips Trump’s impeachment letter 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. © Provided by Washington ExaminerIn 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.

Re “ Pelosi Puts Off Sending Impeachment to Senate, Leaving Trial in Limbo” (front page, Dec. I think putting off sending the impeachment to the Senate is a brilliant move by Nancy Pelosi . The latest delay tactic by the Democrats is distressing because I think it plays into the hands of the

Mike Rogers called impeachment a “coup”, inviting contempt for what is in fact a constitutional remedy for severe violations of the public trust. Numerous Republicans accused Democrats of thwarting the “will of the people” by impeaching a duly elected president.

Marc Short, chief of staff to Vice President Pence, showed confidence in the face of the current impeachment strategy being employed by House Democrats led by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, stating that, ultimately, he believes they will be the first ones to budge and move what he called a "political exercise" closer to its conclusion.

Pelosi and most of the other Democrats in the House approved two articles of impeachment against President Trump last week for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress, yet they have sat on those articles instead of delivering them to the Senate for a trial. Pelosi has claimed that she is waiting for the Republican-controlled Senate to set the process for the trial before she appoints impeachment managers. Meanwhile, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., pushes for the ability to issue subpoenas for additional witnesses and documents.

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.

Pelosi feels her phony impeachment HOAX is so pathetic she is afraid to present it to the Senate, which can set a date and put this whole The tactic could also backfire by annoying the swing-state and Trump-critical GOP senators whose votes Democrats would need for any impeachment measure.

And Ms. Pelosi said she had directed the chairmen of the six committees that have been investigating Mr. Trump to “proceed under that umbrella of Ms. Pelosi ’s announcement came amid a groundswell in favor of impeachment among Democrats that has intensified since late last week, with lawmakers

"I think her position is really untenable," Short told "Fox News Sunday," later predicting, "She will yield, there's no way she can hold this position."

Short also questioned why Democrats feel the need to include additional witnesses in the first place, given the swift and decisive nature of the impeachment itself.

"If her case is so airtight that she said, that she had to ram it through and it's undeniable, why does she need more witnesses to make her case?" he asked.

Ultimately, Short said he thinks the impeachment is "a political exercise to placate the radical left of their base," and that it is "going nowhere."

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Later in the program, Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Mich., addressed the delay in the delivery of the articles of impeachment, claiming that while she does not know what the House's time frame will be, the present timeline is nothing out of the ordinary.

White House predicts Pelosi to `yield' on impeachment delay

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Pelosi opened the debate by urging Trump’s impeachment , saying his ‘reckless actions’ demand it. The White House delivered a sarcastic Christmas gift to Democrats before the votes. Standing next to a poster of a migrant girl, a Democrat said impeachment was for “many who are suffering.”

Mike Pence , Trump son-in-law and senior aide Jared Kushner, acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney and White Trump is “bitter” about the vote, “annoyed” with the media coverage and worried about his legacy who gave a rare TV interview this week, acknowledged that impeachment has angered her The White House is bracing for acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney’s post- impeachment exit.

She pointed out that President Bill Clinton was impeached on Dec. 19, and the House did not appoint their managers until Jan. 6, after Congress returned from the holiday break. She does not believe the current Senate would move any faster, regardless of how quickly the House moved.

a man wearing a suit and tie© Provided by FOX News "Did you really think the United States Senate was going to start this trial before January 6?" she asked.

Host Chris Wallace pointed out that Pelosi is hoping to use her delay to give Shumer leverage in his discussions with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., who has accused Pelosi of having "cold feet."

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Dingell responded to that by criticizing McConnell, who has stated that he is "not an impartial juror."

"I don't call that a fair and impartial hearing," she said.

'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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