Originally published at: MOVING OUT: Articles of Impeachment Leave the House, Head to Senate for Trial | Sean Hannity
House Democrats voted to formally transmit the Articles of Impeachment to the US Senate Wednesday; ending weeks of speculation on whether Speaker Pelosi would ultimately transfer the documents.
“The resolution, which passed 228-193 largely along party lines, came nearly a month after lawmakers voted to impeach the president on two counts,” reports Fox News. “House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., had been holding on to the articles — charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress — in a bid to extract favorable terms for the trial including a commitment on witnesses, but she ended her delay after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made clear he was not willing to negotiate.”
“When someone is impeached, they are always impeached,” Pelosi told reporters. “It cannot be erased.”
“We wouldn’t abuse our power just for the sheer sake of politics to say you’re impeached forever because I dislike you,” fired-back House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy.
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