House speaker did not yet name impeachment managers, lawmakers who make the case to the Senate for why Trump should be removed from officeHelp us cover the critical issues of 2020. Consider making a contribution 3.06pm GMT Here’s a bit more on how those impeachment managers will be selected. These managers will be the ones to present the Senate with the case to remove President Donald Trump from office.Speaker Nancy Pelosi has not said when she will announce who the managers are. “I’ll let you know,” Pelosi told CNN earlier today. “I’ll announce them when I do.” for those who dont know how it works, the impeachment managers are selected through pretty lengthy process. There’s a skills challenge and obstacle course, then based on those results, it works NFL draft style (no lottery)The House debate on transmitting the impeachment articles will be short. 5 minutes each side. Procedural hurdle was cleared last year 2.49pm GMT Multiple reporters on Capitol Hill are reporting that Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the House will be voting tomorrow to send the articles of impeachment to the Senate tomorrow. Though the House will be deciding whether to send the articles of impeachment to the Senate, the timing of when the articles of impeachment will be sent is still unclear.Though she was expected to do so today, Pelosi did not name the impeachment managers, the House Democrats who would serve as prosecutors for the caucus in making the case to the Senate to remove President Donald Trump from office.Leaving the Democratic caucus meeting, Rep. Diana DeGette says Pelosi says the House will vote to transmit the articles to the Senate *tomorrow*
But Pelosi did not name the managers, according to multiple members leaving. Continue reading…
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Author : Lauren Aratani in New York
Publish date : 2020-01-14 15:06:03
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