After several days of hearings, Nancy Pelosi, the leader of the Democrats in the House of Representatives, launches this Thursday the drafting of the indictment of the American president.
This is an important step in the impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump. It is indeed on the basis of this indictment that the deputies will vote for or against the formal indictment of the American president who would then become the third American president in history to be the subject of a procedure. dismissal.
Provocation of the president
As usual, Donald Trump immediately responded with provocation. " The Democrats are crazy, " writes Donald Trump, who obviously wants to get out of this "impeachment" procedure as soon as possible. " If you have to charge me do it now, tweets the president . So that we have a fair trial in the Senate ".
Nancy Pelosi just had a nervous fit. She hates that we will soon have 182 great new judges and sooo much more. Stock Market and Employment Records. She says she "prays for the President." I do not believe her, not even close. Help the homeless in your district Nancy. USMCA?Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 5, 2019
The Senate has a majority of Republicans and the probability of a vote for " impeachment " is very low at the moment. This reaction the President posted after the formal announcement by Nancy Pelosi of the beginning of the drafting of her indictment.
The members of the House will then meet in plenary to vote on this text, perhaps by Christmas. If the indictment is voted by a simple majority. He will then go to the Senate. " The president does not leave us the choice because he has decided to corrupt our elections for his own benefit, " says the leader of the Democrats.
In a press conference earlier Nancy Pelosi was very firm in answering a journalist who asked her if this procedure was not simply a partisan hatred against Trump: " Do not annoy me with that. The president is a coward, but I do not hate him. All this has to do with the United States Constitution and the facts that led the President to violate his oath . "
The president's actions seriously damaged the constitution. What is at stake is our democracy. The president leaves us no choice but to act because he has again tried to corrupt our elections for his own benefit.
Nancy Pelosi requests drafting of the indictment against Donald Trump 05/12/2019 - by RFI Play