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Pelosi Hands Trump a Victory on Trade

New North American trade deal is imminent

(Newser) - House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday announced agreement on a modified North American trade pact, handing President Trump a major Capitol Hill win on the same day that Democrats announced impeachment charges against him, per the AP . Crediting Democratic negotiators for winning stronger provisions on enforcing the agreement, Pelosi said... More »

Democrats Make Their Historic Move on Trump

They unveil 2 articles of impeachment

(Newser) - Tuesday brought another historic milestone in the impeachment process against President Trump. Nancy Pelosi and Democratic leaders unveiled two articles of impeachment against the president—abuse of power and obstruction of Congress, reports the Hill . Trump, meanwhile, lashed out in a morning tweet. "To Impeach a President who has... More »

Trump Mocks Pelosi's 'Nervous Fit' With Reporter

House speakers insists she does not 'hate' the president

(Newser) - Thursday morning, President Trump challenged House Democrats to impeach him quickly so he could be cleared in the Senate. Soon after, Nancy Pelosi obliged by shifting the proceedings into an important new phase—the House will begin drafting articles of impeachment. Trump responded by saying Democrats want to "impeach... More »

Pelosi: We're Moving Ahead on Impeachment

'The president leaves us no choice but to act'

(Newser) - The House is formally moving ahead with impeachment—and that timeline is just fine with President Trump. Nancy Pelosi on Thursday announced that the House will draft articles of impeachment against the president. "The facts are uncontested," she said, per CBS News . "The president abused his power... More »

Trump Responds to Pelosi's Invitation to Testify

President says he will 'strongly consider' it

(Newser) - On Sunday, Nancy Pelosi said President Trump was welcome to personally testify in the House impeachment inquiry. On Monday, Trump said he just might do that. "Even though I did nothing wrong, and don’t like giving credibility to this No Due Process Hoax, I like the idea &... More »

Pelosi to Trump: You're Invited

Pelosi and Sen. Chuck Schumer invite the president to stand up for himself

(Newser) - Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi invited President Donald Trump to testify in front of investigators in the House impeachment inquiry ahead of a week that will see several key witnesses appear publicly, the AP reports. Pushing back against accusations from the president that the process has been stacked against him,... More »

Pelosi: This Makes What Nixon Did 'Look Almost Small'

House speaker says Trump is guilty of bribery, an impeachable offense

(Newser) - Forget "quid pro quo." Democrats are using a new word: "bribery." House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday that President Trump is guilty of exactly that in his dealings with Ukraine, reports Politico . The New York Times sees the usage as significant because bribery is spelled out... More »

In Impeachment Numbers, Some Good News for Trump

Republican voters oppose his conviction, and GOP lawmakers seem to agree

(Newser) - The House has cleared the way for a formal impeachment inquiry, and Nancy Pelosi expects things to get started soon. “I would assume there would be public hearings in November,” Pelosi said at a roundtable forum with Bloomberg journalists. She did not, however, add any specifics beyond that,... More »

Shift in Plans: House to Vote on Impeachment Process

Intended to slow GOP criticism, resolution will lay out next steps

(Newser) - Democrats plan to hold a House vote on impeachment after all. The resolution won't authorize the impeachment inquiry that's already begun, the Wall Street Journal reports, but this will be the first formal vote affirming it. It will establish a formal process and next steps, Democrats said. The... More »

Nancy Pelosi Loses a Brother

Thomas D'Alesandro III passed away in Baltimore

(Newser) - Thomas D'Alesandro III, a former Baltimore mayor and the brother of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, has died. He was 90. A spokesman for Pelosi said D'Alesandro died Sunday morning at his north Baltimore home after complications from a stroke, the AP reports. Pelosi says in a statement that... More »

Pelosi Turns Trump Insult Into a Bragging Point

President says photo shows her 'unhinged,' but she's made it her Twitter cover image

(Newser) - Nancy Pelosi is turning a President Trump taunt into a bragging point. Trump tweeted a photo of Pelosi standing during an Oval Office meeting and pointing a finger toward Trump. "Nervous Nancy's unhinged meltdown!" he wrote in the caption. Pelosi, however, loves the image, which shows her... More »

Pelosi: Trump Had 'Meltdown' During Syria Meeting

But House Republicans say it was Pelosi's behavior that was 'unbecoming'

(Newser) - Shortly after the House on Wednesday overwhelmingly voted to condemn President Trump's withdrawal of US forces from Syria, Congressional leaders were at the White House for a meeting with Trump on the matter—a meeting that did not end well. Nancy Pelosi, who said she believed Trump was "... More »

Graham Hopes Letter Will Stop Pelosi From Destroying America

Says he's sending her a note that explains GOP senators won't impeach Trump over call

(Newser) - Sen. Lindsey Graham says he's going to send Nancy Pelosi a letter that he hopes will stop her from "destroy[ing] the nation for no good." That's what she and her fellow House Democrats are doing in pursuing an impeachment inquiry, he says. "I want Nancy... More »

Pelosi to Trump: You're Not Above the Law

She fires back after White House calls impeachment inquiry 'illegitimate'

(Newser) - The White House has called the Trump impeachment inquiry "illegitimate" —and Nancy Pelosi has accused the president of thinking he is above the law. "For a while, the President has tried to normalize lawlessness. Now, he is trying to make lawlessness a virtue." After White House... More »

Trump Accuses Pelosi of Treason

He says House speaker, other Democrats 'must be impeached'

(Newser) - President Trump is continuing to fight back against the impeachment inquiry by calling for his critics to be impeached. After calling for Mitt Romney's impeachment on Saturday—and continuing to hammer him Sunday —the president called for the impeachment of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday night, accusing... More »

Trump: Pelosi Is No Longer Speaker of the House

Rather, she's been 'taken over by the radical left,' president claims at press conference

(Newser) - President Trump addressed the ongoing Ukraine phone call controversy during a press conference Wednesday in New York after he'd spent the day at the UN General Assembly. The news conference—his first since House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced that an impeachment inquiry would be launched following a whistleblower's... More »

What Happens Next in the Impeachment Inquiry

Republicans are gearing up for battle

(Newser) - Now that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has declared the launch of a formal impeachment inquiry, President Trump faces the possibility of joining Andrew Johnson and Bill Clinton as one of the few presidents to be impeached in American history—but whether the GOP-controlled Senate will vote to convict him is... More »

Here's What Trump Has to Say About Impeachment Inquiry

Calls it 'PRESIDENTIAL HARASSMENT'

(Newser) - As expected , House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday announced that House Democrats will launch a formal impeachment inquiry following President Trump's Ukraine phone call controversy , CNN reports. The announcement came after her closed-door all-caucus meeting . "The president must be held accountable. No one is above the law,... More »

Report: Pelosi Is Testing the Waters on Impeachment

Lawmaker says there has been a 'seismic change in mood'

(Newser) - After months of resisting calls to impeach President Trump, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is warming to the idea and has been sounding out Democratic caucus members, insiders say. One freshman Democratic lawmaker tells Politico that there has been a "seismic change in mood" amid reports that Trump pressured Ukraine'... More »

Pelosi: I'd Have Held Lewandowski in Contempt

She tells Democrats she'd have done it 'right then and there' during Tuesday hearing

(Newser) - House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerrold Nadler didn't hold Corey Lewandowski in contempt for his "completely unacceptable" behavior during a hearing Tuesday—but Nancy Pelosi would have been stricter. Sources tell Politico that the House speaker told a group of lawmakers Wednesday that she would have held President Trump'... More »

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