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In an interview on Sunday morning, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) left the door open to new articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump.

Pelosi was asked by ABC’s George Stephanopoulos, “You said he has violated the constitution again and again. Do you think it’s possible the House may have to file new articles of impeachment?”

“Well, let’s just see what the Senate does,” the Pelosi responded.

Pelosi added, “The ball will be in their court soon, and as I say, the American people have been very fair in saying ‘yes, we do want to see witnesses.’ That wasn’t part of the discussion three weeks ago.”

House Democrats impeached Trump on Dec. 18, 2019, alleging the president had engaged in “high crimes and misdemeanors” in his dealings with Ukraine. Democrats approved two articles of impeachment against the president: obstruction of Congress and abuse of power.

The impeachment vote broke along party lines and not a single Republican backed the measures.

The constitutional process for impeachment is that the House sends the approved articles of impeachment to the Senate, which is tasked with conducting a trial to determine whether the president or federal official should be removed from office. Pelosi has yet to formally submit the articles of impeachment to the Senate, though.

Pelosi was said to be holding on to the articles of impeachment to try to influence how the Senate would conduct its trial. However, as TheBlaze’s Nate Madden reported, the House Speaker said during a press briefing with reporters on Thursday that she will send them to the Senate “when I’m ready,” which “will probably be soon.”

Politico reported on Friday that Pelosi will be sending the articles of impeachment to the Senate this week.

“I have asked Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler to be prepared to bring to the Floor next week a resolution to appoint managers and transmit articles of impeachment to the Senate,” she said in a letter to House Democrats.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has said that the Senate cannot hold a trial until the House submits the articles of impeachment. He has also described the notion of Pelosi dictating terms to the Senate as a “fantasy.”

Earlier in the week, McConnell announced that Senate Republicans had sufficient votes to agree to “phase one” of a trial without having to accept Democrats’ demands on the process.

Reacting to Friday’s news, McConnell said on Friday that he was “glad” the articles of impeachment were finally being sent to the Senate.

“We’ve been anxious to get started … how many weeks has it been now?” McConnell told reporters. “It’s been a long wait, I’m glad it’s over.”

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8 Comments
  • Wilson says:

    *Correction* Pelosi Leaves the Door Open for New Replacement as She packs Her boxes after getting the boot from Congress.

  • William says:

    Hey!! Peelousy!!! Take your POS friends and get the hell out of Congress and the Senate before you all are dragged out and thrown in the streets!!!

    • Wilson says:

      Be careful what you wish for, because under new California laws she might just be camped out on your back yard with the rest of her bum pals.

  • LST says:

    Piglosie seriously needs to drop dead, it’s long overdue.

  • Fred Sheehan says:

    I concluded that the Democrats intended to pursue an endless impeachment long ago. It is unfortunate that they must engage in such strategies due to lack of talent and knowledge needed for proper governance.

  • Evangeline says:

    As Trey Gowdy just revealed, their plan isn’t to oust Trump from office. It never has been. They know they can’t do that. Their plan all along has been to harass the death out of him so he can’t get anything done. To block everything he tries to accomplish not caring that those things he’s accomplishing are great for America but only caring about her party protecting their criminals and gaining power. And I will add, at this point they are just trying to keep their party from dying. They have killed their party with the Kav. lynching, the Mueller scandal and now this impeachment circus.

  • GEORGE EADY says:

    THE DNC HAS FOR SO LONG THOUGHT THAT ALL OF AMERICA WAS DUMB AS A ROCK. (THEY THINK IF THEY SAY IT WE WILL BELIEVE IT ) SHE HAS ALL BUT DESTORYED THE DNC PARTY. THEM ON TOP DOES NOT SPECK FOR THE REEL DEMCORATES . THE TOP IS CONTROLED BY THE DEEP STATE. I FEEL SURE THAT 20/20 WILL SHOW THE TOP DEMCO-RATES THAT AMERICANS AND EVEN THERE OWN PARTY DOES NOT CARE FOR THEM OR THERE WAYS WHEN THEY GIVE TRUMP 4 MORE YEARS TO CLEAN OUT THE SWAMP. AND AFTER THAT 4 YR. TRUMP WILL GO DOWN IN HISTORY AS THE BEST OF THE BEST . AND PUT AMERICA ON A RIGHT TRACK. IF HE DID 2 THINGS WOULD HELP. (1) MAKE POT LEGAL ALL OVER. (THEM MILLIONS WOULD NOT BE WASTED IN AN ATTEMP TO CONTROL IT . AND (2) PUSH TERM LIMITS UNTIL IT BECOMES LAW FOR ALL . NO MORE THAN 8 YEARS FOR ANY ONE. AS POLICICIANS AND EVEN JUDGES . TOP TO BOTTOM. THAT WOULD PUT A BIG HURT ON AMERICA’S CORRUPTION

  • Patriot1951 says:

    Fine, Democrats, we Conservatives have already begun drawing up articles of impeachment if there ever is another Democrat president. See how you like a taste of your own medicine.

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