READ: Pelosi statement on timing of appointment of House impeachment managers and sending articles of impeachment to Senate

Posted Tuesday, 14 January 2020 ‐ CNN

Washington (CNN)House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced plans for a vote on Wednesday to appoint managers for the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump in the Senate.Read her statement below:"In December, the House upheld its Constitutional duty to defend democracy For The People: passing two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump -- abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. I am proud of the moral courage of Members to honor the vision of our Founders for a Republic, the sacrifice of our men and women in uniform to defend it and the aspirations of our children to live freely within it."The Senate GOP Leader has signed on to a dismissal resolution. A dismissal is a cover-up. The American people will fully understand the Senate's move to begin the trial without witnesses and documents as a pure political cover-up. Leader McConnell and the President are afraid of more facts coming to light."The American people deserve the truth, and the Constitution demands a trial. The House will now proceed with a vote on transmitting the articles of impeachment and naming impeachment managers on Wednesday, January 15."The President and the Senators will be held accountable."

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