House sources said that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her leadership team made various choices on Thursday night, and the overwhelming sentiment was that playing was the way forward. Although some dissidents feared that this move might be seen as an excessive move and rejected Trump supporters in their area, the views of most top Democrats including Pelosi Yes, to be responsible for Trump’s actions.
This process will not be like in 2019. This will be fast: no investigations, and no hearings that last for several weeks. The most likely scenario is that members bring the privilege solution to the House floor and propose it during the meeting.
That doesn’t mean that he will be removed from office, it will require a Senate vote.
Assistants to the House Judiciary Committee are consulting with representatives of one of the Democratic Impeachment Resolutions-on behalf of David Cicillin, Jamie Ruskin and Ted Riou, in order to facilitate a possible impeachment in the House of Representatives next week. Prepare for each vote. To three sources.
The source said that aides are helping to edit and adjust the impeachment resolutions, including an impeachment article on abuse of power, accusing Trump of inciting riots in the Capitol. The impeachment resolution launched on Thursday also included a phone call between Trump and Georgia Secretary of State Brad Ravenspeg, but some moderate members urged that impeachment should be as simple as possible in order to continue to focus on Wednesday’s events.
What to see
This progresses quickly. The members were not here two days ago. The events of Wednesday, the images shown on the TV screen, the narrative of what happened throughout the Capitol and the president’s attitude towards all of this finally made the members feel that something is about to happen. Pelosi said at a press conference on Thursday that members had been texting her non-stop “impeach, impeach.”
On Friday, more than 60 Democrats led by President Phillips of the Minnesota House of Representatives, Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Florida and Tom Malinowski of New Jersey sent a letter to the Democratic leaders on Friday , Asking them to reconvene and impeach Trump after Wednesday’s Capitol violation.
The Democrat wrote: “We would like to ask the House of Representatives to reconvene immediately to deal with the attack on our democracy we suffered on January 6.” “We can discuss the following questions: Should we encourage or impeach President Trump? , To encourage violent attacks on the U.S. Congress, and Representative Ruskin’s proposal to determine whether Congress appoints an agency in accordance with the Twenty-Fifth Amendment to determine whether the president is suitable for performing his duties.
House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff, a California Democrat who is in his efforts to force Ukraine to investigate president-elect Biden in the early stages of the 2020 campaign to dominate the House’s anti-Trump impeachment investigation in 2019, issued a statement on Friday Said that he supports deleting Trump’s 25th amendment or impeachment.
Schiff said: “Every day he continues to serve, he will pose a threat to the Republic. He should resign immediately and leave the post with the 25th Amendment or impeachment.”
What will happen to the Senate
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell did not speak on this. But considering that the House of Representatives may pass the bill with only a few days left in Trump’s presidency, McConnell is likely to take time.
Senator Ben Sasse, Republican of Nebraska, who was an early critic of Trump’s election fraudulent remarks, told the CBS Morning News that he would consider any impeachment articles in the House of Representatives.
Sass said on Friday: “The House of Representatives, if they come together and have a procedure, I would definitely consider any items they might move, because as I told you, I believe the president ignored his oath.”
This story has undergone other development on Friday.
CNN’s Daniella Diaz, Rachel Janfaza and Phil Mattingly contributed to this report.