nearvideo Pelosi opens debate on Trump’s accusation: “He gave us no choice”
House speaker rep Nancy Pelosi made an opening statement on the House floor debate on two articles of impeachment against President Trump, calling the President an “ongoing threat” to national security and the integrity of the elections.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and other democratic female lawmakers appeared to send a message to coach by wearing black and other dark colours on the day, the house Democrats planned, what the speaker described as the Congress’ “solemn” charge against President Trump.
Pelosi, along with Democrats and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez from New York, Donna Shalala from Florida, Robin Kelly of Illinois, and Suzanne Bonamici from Oregon, all wore black outfits, like funeral clothes. Top Pelosi black dress, a golden pin of the Mace of the Republic — a symbol of the House of Representatives’ authority.
Speaking from the House floor on Wednesday, Pelosi declared that Trump violated the Constitution.
“That is why today, as speaker of the house, I said, and a sad opening of the debate on the impeachment of the President of the United States,” she said.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, speaks to reporters, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Donald Trump is accused on the threshold of being, through the house, with a historical debate set Wednesday on charges that he abused his power and obstructed Congress before the votes, the will leave, a Definition of characters on his tenure in the White house. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Speaker of the house Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., Hand-in-Hand with Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Mich., as you go to the chamber where the Democrats controlled the house of representatives begins on the day of the debate on the impeachments against the President, Donald Trump for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
The apparent gesture came as house Democrats prepared to make a formal exercise of one of its most controversial powers under the Constitution. After a months-long impeachment inquiry, the members of the Congress, two of the indictment, discussed on the House floor. While the Democrats and the impeachment are expected to approve article along party-political lines, the Republican Senate leadership has already indicated that it would reject any further attempt to remove trump from the office.
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Neither Pelosi’s nor Ocasio-Cortez’s offices immediately responded to Fox News’ requests for comment.
Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Mich., confirmed to Fox News that members wore to mark a dark color, the tone of the indictment.
“It was informal,” Dingell told Fox News the co-ordination. “It is a gloomy day.”
Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon, D-Pa., wore a dark navy pants suit with pinstripes. “I was really curious as to whether it was going to be a dress code, but it’s not that I’m aware of,” she told Fox News. She said she chose a dark suit for the important occasion. “It was not a day for political party colours or party. So I think that many of us felt like it was a day for sober clothing,” she said.
One of Pelosi’s colleagues also told CNN that several female Democrats wore intentionally all black, the gesture, which was the day of the impeachment vote, a gloomy one.
Coordinating outfits would not be unusual for the house Democrats.
Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., speaks, as the house of representatives debates the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump on the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019. (House TV via AP)
While Trump’s State of the Union address in February, contributed dozens of members of the white women the right to vote and protest, the government allegedly tried to a Rollback progress for women.
Pelosi and other Democrats, who claimed previously that they enjoy the impeachment of the President — a statement that the conservatives are mocked as ridiculous.
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Former White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders tweeted that Pelosi is sad, because the prosecution would ultimately Trump help win re-election.
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“Nancy Pelosi ‘sad’ over the prosecution’s only because they know that this Democrat fraud is a generous in-kind contribution to President Trump and every Republican running against a Democrat in a Trump-district,” tweeted Fox News contributor. “A pity, she is too weak to protect themselves against the angry liberals in their party.”