Underwood on Trump impeachment: In Illinois, folks are ‘familiar with political corruption. It’s not a foreign concept’
WASHINGTON — House Democrats unveiled two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump on Tuesday and then handed him a major legislative win — a pending deal on a new U.S.–Canada-Mexico trade pact.
The coincidental byproduct of locking in the deal now is that endangered House Democrats can go home for the holidays and have bipartisan landmark legislation to talk about — as well as impeachment.
That the two matters converged Tuesday was not part of a grand timing plan Democrats used to distract from impeachment. That spin from Trump...