The Democrats in the US House of Representatives will discuss on Tuesday the strategy and the time to send to Senate documentation for the ‘impeachment’ against him President, Donald Trump. The president of the House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, He has called the meeting at nine in the morning (3 pm in Spain) after saying on Sunday that he planned to send to the Senate this week the charges of political judgment, which he has maintained since the Chamber approved them in December.
Pelosi could also reveal the names of legislators that will be the managers who will discuss the case of the House in the Senate trial.
For his part, the leader of the majority of the House of Representatives, Steny Hoyer, said he hoped that the resolution would appoint the representatives and authorize the documentation transfer to the Senate to be made public before the end of the week.
The Chamber is scheduled to celebrate its last votes of the week on Thursday, before lawmakers leave Washington for a week-long break that includes the Martin Luther King Day holiday, Monday.
A quick trial
The leader of the Republican majority in the Senate, Mitch McConnell, He has promised to help absolve Trump. But despite his preference for a quick judgment, and the president’s suggestion that a full trial would give the Democrats credibility that he feels he does not deserve, several Republicans said on Monday they would not support any effort to dismiss the charges immediately. McConnell has not agreed to allow witnesses or new documents in the process.
The political trial charges stem from Trump’s request that Ukraine investigate former Vice President Joe Biden, one of the main contenders for the Democratic nomination to face Trump in the presidential election from November 3. Trump denies acting badly and has dismissed the process of political trial calling it a farce.
The Republican-controlled Senate is expected to vote to acquit Trump. Trump’s conviction and expulsion would require a two thirds majority of those present in the Chamber, composed of 100 members.