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US House Formalises Impeachment Process against Trump

BoomRadioNG | November 1, 2019

United States lawmakers voted on Thursday for the first time to advance the impeachment process against Donald Trump.

 

Donald Trump
President Of The United States Of America

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said shortly before the vote; “Today, the House takes the next step forward as we establish the procedures for open hearings conducted by the House Intelligence Committee so that the public can see the facts for themselves,” 

Only two Democrats; representing districts that Trump won handily in 2016 voted against the resolution, along with all Republicans, for a total count of 232 in favour and 196 against. 

The resolution also provides for opportunities for Trump’s counsel to cross-examine witnesses.

 

 

Nancy Pelosi
Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi speaking with attendees at a Trump Tax Town Hall hosted by Tax March at Events on Jackson in Phoenix, Arizona.
photo credit: Gage Skidmore

The US President is accused of trying to pressure Ukraine into investigating unsubstantiated corruption claims against his political rival, Joe Biden, and his son who worked with Ukrainian gas company Burisma.

Trump denies wrongdoing.

Paul Ayorinde 

Written by BoomRadioNG

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