Democrats in the House of Representatives announced Tuesday they will proceed with two articles of impeachment against U.S. President Donald Trump: abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.
“Our president holds the ultimate public trust. When he betrays that trust and puts himself before country he endangers the Constitution, he endangers our democracy and he endangers our national security,” Judiciary Committee Jerry Nadler said during a news conference on Capitol Hill. “The framers of the Constitution prescribed a clear remedy for presidents who so violate their oath of office: that is the power of impeachment.”
The announcement came hours