Pelosi threatens to withhold impeachment articles until Senate guarantees 'fair' trial

Posted on AllSides December 19th, 2019
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House Democratic leaders on Wednesday said they were not in a rush to hand off impeachment to the Senate, demanding a fair process.

“The question is now whether Senator McConnell will allow a fair trial in the Senate,” House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Adam B. Schiff said. “A trial that should be fair to the president, yes, but should be fair also to the American people.”

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the next step for the House — naming impeachment managers — cannot occur until they know what...

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