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The House was to vote early on Wednesday afternoon to formally launch the clearing charges against President Donald Trump to the Senate, which led to the third presidential migration trial in American history.
The secrets of the house are officially appointed by the Housekeeper Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday morning, who will act as prosecutors presenting the case for Democrats.
Shortly after being nominated as a progress manager, Jerry Jud, the Chairman of the House Judges, submitted a text of a resolution that the House will only spend ten minutes at a debate setting out the responsibilities of the managers.
Pelosi and Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy hope to speak both.
President Trump, who took part in an agreed signing ceremony between the US and China in the White House, watched some Republicans in the audience and ordered them to vote against the resolution.
"It's the redemption," Trump said about the secret. "He won't take cuz cause that he's going very well, but I'd rather vote you rather than you listening to me at introduction. then, let's take care of him. "
“Resolved, that Mr Schiff be appointed, Mr Nadler, Ms. Lofgren, Mr. Jeffries, Ms. Demings, and Ms. Garcia of Texas as managers to conduct the trial against President John John Trump, United States, that a message would be sent to the Seanad to inform the Seanad of these appointments, and that the managers so appointed may, in relation to the preparation and conduct of the trial, to show the clearance goods to the Seanad and to take all other activities necessary…, ”says the resolution, each of the managers to formally nominate a motion.
The resolution continues to authorize the employment of “legal, clerical and other assistants and incur any other expenses required to be paid from amounts available to the Committee on the Judgments under the applicable cost resolutions or applicable accounts of the House). Representatives. ”
In other words, the costs of participating in the House in the Seanad trial will be covered by the Committee of Judges.
The measure also authorizes the “sending of persons and papers, and filing with the Secretary of the Seanad, on the side of the House of Representatives, any pleadings, in conjunction with or after, the exhibition of articles deemed necessary by the managers. ”
When the vote goes ahead, Pelosi will sign the bill at 5 o'clock. a ceremony in the Capitol, before the managers perform the ritual involving marching around the Capitol to present the Senate secretary.
Earlier, as she named the managers, Pelosi, and Adam Schiff, Chairman of the Information Houses, starting, "said the horror will continue forever."
Schiff and Nadler are two of the managers, Pelosi nominated Schiff as the principal manager.
"This is a very important day for us," she said.
"This time is all our friend," she said, and she noted the new "incriminating" evidence that emerged in the month of the House's vote on December 18, including new documents. from Lev Parnas, associate Rudy Giuliani, the president's personal lawyer.
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Schiff said that the Seanad must consider new evidence, which was unveiled by the House on Tuesday night only.
Adam Schiff's Representative says that delays in collision goods are putting pressure on senators for a "fair trial": "Do they need a fair trial – one that is equal to the president but equal to the American people too – or will they be involved in cover? ? "https://t.co/VPZMG1NIkw pic.twitter.com/tScMu7Z3sQ
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Schiff added that documents would be as important as any witnesses, citing a letter sent by Giuliani to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and what he said about Trump's blessing.
"If the Senate wants to see the evidence, they should claim to see the documents," he said.
The Democrats further pressed the comparison with Clinton's trial precedent, pointing out that the Senate had a full record during Clinton because of the Starr investigation and investigation of the House.
Nadler also described the early recommendation of Republicans that the son of former President Joe Biden, Hunter Biden, should be called, stating that he would not be regarded as a relevant witness.
"It is important that the president and Vladimir Putin be aware that the American Presidents will decide who the Presidents are. We would not, in this case, have stayed and we would witness witnesses and see documents," he said. Pelosi said.
The other managers named Pelosi were Reke Hakeem Jeffries from New York, Val Demings of Florida, Chairman of the House Administration Committee Chairman Zoe Lofgren, California, Sylvia Garcia of Texas and Jason Crow from Colorado.
Pelosi said that she chose members of the Congress who are experienced as litigants who are comfortable in a courtroom setting and who make a strong, evidence-based case.
"The emphasis is on making the strongest possible case to protect and protect our Constitution, to seek the truth for the American people," she said.
Depending on: Nancy Pelosi announces resolute managers for the Seanad trial: "The emphasis is on litigants. The emphasis is on comfort in the courtroom. The emphasis is on making the strongest case to protect and protect our Constitution. " https://t.co/VPZMG1NIkw pic.twitter.com/venxiVAykw
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When asked about the delay in moving the articles, Schiff said that the additional time for the Democrats to make a case for trial in the Seanad after Seanad Majority Leader Mitch McConnell had said that he would support efforts to t dismiss the case.
"If McConnell does the first trial in history without Witnesses he will be exposed to what he is and it is an attempt to cover that for the president," Schiff said.
"Dismissal is clad," Pelosi said.
"It is imperative that we take this horror to stop the president from applying the next election," Nadler said.
Pelosi terminated the notice by warning that the Seanad could not override the full vote of the House – the third in American history.
"He is held accountable. He is impeached forever. They can never destroy that," Pelosi said.
There are 20 presidential presidential managers in American history; all are white men.
The Pelosi team has three women: Demings, Lofgren and Sylvia Garcia.
There are two new legislators on the team: Crow, former Army Ranger and lawyer, and Garcia.
Crow helped a pivotal written by Washington Post with another new man in September in favor of the safety seen turning the tide in favor of your effort in Easter. The only manager who is not a member of the Judiciary or Information Committees. Demings, former Orlando police officer, is on both panels.
Lofgren is a checker of three operations: She was a member of the Deciding Committee during Watergate, and she served on the panel during Clinton's fight.
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While the House voted for the clearance of Trump in December, Pelosi conferred on Congress the abuse of power and obstacles, withheld the charges to the Seanad, stating that McConnell wanted to set out the rules of the trial. firstly and to give an undertaking to bring important witnesses before the Seanad to give evidence, including the White House National Security Advisor John Bolton.
While McConnell rejected Pelosi's pressure campaign, some Republicans in the Seanad put an interest in voting to hear witnesses after the initial preliminary arguments. And McConnell refused to dismiss the charges against Trump at the start of the proceedings, which the Democrats feared would come around the charges against the president.
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"The truth is deserved by American people, and the Constitution requires trial," Pelosi wrote in a statement released Tuesday.
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Shortly after the word came under the proposed vote of the House, McConnell brought to the Seanad floor the timing of what he called for an "arbitrary" delay in forwarding the goods.
The delay in the plans of various Democrats in the Senate was running for a president, obliging them to adjust campaign schedules to the Iowa racuses in early next month.
McConnell said that it is expected that arguments will begin in the Seanad trial next Tuesday.
His removal would require 67 senators to vote in favor of a conviction, which constitutes a simple majority of the body. This means that at least 20 Republicans would have to go against the president, assuming that all Democrats vote with an offender.