Democrats Poised To Unveil 2 Impeachment Articles Vs. Trump

Dec 9, 2019

House Democrats are poised to unveil two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump.

That's according to two sources familiar with the discussions but unauthorized to discuss the proceedings and granted anonymity.

Democrats are expected to put forward one charge against the president of abuse of power and another of obstruction of Congress, according to one of the people.

Democratic leaders preparing articles of impeachment against Trump are expected to announce next steps early Tuesday.

Speaker Nancy Pelosi convened the House chairmen leading the impeachment inquiry in her office after a daylong Judiciary Committee hearing that laid out the case against Trump.

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler has said he expects the committee to vote soon on charges against Trump that will focus on abuse of power on Ukraine and likely obstruction in the congressional inquiry.

Nadler says he expects to bring articles of impeachment “later in the week.” But he won't commit to including the evidence of obstruction of justice in special counsel Robert Mueller’s report as part of the articles of impeachment.

If the Judiciary Committee approves articles by Friday that would set up a final impeachment vote in the days before Christmas.