On Thursday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called on House Democratic leaders to begin drafting articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. In what was billed as a special announcement about the “status” of House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry into the President, Pelosi said: “Today, I am asking our chairman to proceed with articles of impeachment. Lawmakers on two congressional committees have held impeachment hearings over the last few weeks.”

Pelosi said the testimony proved that “the president’s actions have seriously violated the Constitution,” adding “The facts are uncontested: The president abused his power. The president leaves us no choice but to act.”

White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham responded by tweeting following Pelosi’s announcement: “Pelosi and the Democrats should be ashamed. We look forward to a fair trial in the Senate.”

Speaker Pelosi asks House to draft articles of impeachment against President Trump

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