Democrats To Charge Trump With Two Articles Of Impeachment - Day That Was
House Democrats on Tuesday unveiled articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, charging the president with "high crimes and misdemeanor." The two articles, abuse of power and obstruction of Congress, were announced by Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Rep. Adam Schiff, and Rep. Jerry Nadler. Citing the president's conduct in relation to Ukraine, the articles read that "President Trump, by such conduct, has demonstrated that he will remain a threat to national security and the Constitution if allowed to remain in office." Aired on 12/10/19.
After a 14-hour session arguing and debating to mark up the two articles of impeachment, House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., said shortly after 11 p.m. that the committee would instead vote on the impeachment of President Donald Trump on Friday morning. Aired on 12/13/19. Democrats plan to announce two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump on Tuesday: abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. Aired on 12/10/19. In a historic day, House Democrats unveil impeachment charges against Trump alleging "high crimes and misdemeanors" and drafting two articles of impeachment. MSNBC Chief Legal Correspondent, Ari Melber analyzes both articles of impeachment and the narrow scope strategy. Melber reports on the Democrats focusing impeachment on Trump's "scheme" to abuse power and how the second article of impeachment against Trump is narrow -- treating his "defiance of subpoenas" and blanket opposition to the impeachment probe as "Obstruction of Congress". Aired on 12/10/19. A significant moment in Donald Trump's impeachment comes as the House Judiciary Committee is set to begin markups on the two articles of impeachment: abuse of power and obstruction of justice. Aired on 12/11/19.