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House Speaker Pelosi Announces Formal Impeachment Inquiry of President Trump

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House Speaker Pelosi Announces Formal Impeachment Inquiry of President Trump

House Speaker Pelosi Announces Formal Impeachment Inquiry of President Trump

House Speaker Pelosi Announces Formal Impeachment Inquiry of President Trump The announcement by the CA Democrat followed a closed- door meeting with her caucus.

Trump has been under fire in recent days for possibly pressuring the president of Ukraine to open an investigation into political rival Joe Biden and his family.

Former vice president Biden could potentially be the Democratic nominee for the 2020 presidential campaign.

Nancy Pelosi (CA, D.), House Speaker, via 'The Washington Post' Nancy Pelosi (CA, D.), House Speaker, via 'The Washington Post' The president responded to the announcement in a short tweet.

President Trump, Twitter The stunning announcement means that a House inquiry will proceed to determine whether or not Trump committed offenses worthy of being charged with "high crimes and misdemeanors." In the history of the U.S., two presidents have been impeached by the House of Representatives: Andrew Johnson and Bill Clinton.

Neither were removed from office having both been acquitted by the U.S. Senate.


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