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'This unhinged person': Democrats speed toward Trump’s impeachment

2021-01-09 08:53:07       source:Politico

January 8, 2021

The House is barreling toward the impeachment of President Donald Trump for fomenting violent riots at the U.S. Capitol this week, as Speaker Nancy Pelosi works to restrain the president in his final, chaotic days in office.

Pelosi has yet to make a final decision on how precisely Democrats will proceed, including whether to pursue a constitutional process that could remove Trump without impeachment. In a statement Friday evening, Pelosi again pressured Trump to resign his office but said Democrats would "preserve every option" if he did not.

"I have instructed the Rules Committee to be prepared to move forward with Congressman Jamie Raskin’s 25th Amendment legislation and a motion for impeachment," Pelosi said.

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