WASHINGTON (Nexstar) – The U.S. Home is about to vote Wednesday to ship the articles of impeachment towards President Donald Trump to the Senate for a trial.
The vote comes after a month-long standoff between Home Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Majority Chief Mitch McConnell (R-KY) over the articles. The Home voted to question President Trump for abuse of energy and obstruction of Congress in December. After the vote, Pelosi stated she wouldn’t ship the articles to the Senate till McConnell ensured there can be a good trial.
Pelosi introduced Wednesday that two Home chairmen who led Trump’s impeachment inquiry shall be among the many Home prosecutors for Trump’s Senate trial. They’re Democrats Rep. Adam Schiff, chair of the Intelligence Committee, and Rep. Jerry Nadler, chair of the Judiciary Committee. The opposite 5 managers are Rep. Zoe Lofgren of California, Rep. Hakeem Jeffries of New York, Rep. Val Demings of Florida, Rep. Jason Crow of Colorado and Rep. Sylvia Garcia of Texas.
McConnell stated this week that he expects the Senate trial to start subsequent Tuesday. Will probably be the third presidential impeachment trial in American historical past.
Digital anchor JB Biunno and political reporter Evan Donovan will carry you reside protection of the Home vote on Wednesday with Washington correspondent Trevor Shirley. Watch dwell beginning at 12:15 p.m. ET.