House Democrats have taken the historic and controversial step of drafting articles of impeachment against President Trump. On Tuesday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the committee chairs said they would be bringing two articles of impeachment; one for alleged abuse of power and the other for obstruction of Congress.
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GOP lawmakers in Texas are urging Congress to pass President Trump’s long-awaited replacement to NAFTA. On Thursday, over a dozen representatives called on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to bring the USMCA to a vote. They warned that sitting on the bill any further would damage the state’s economy.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is attending a United Nations summit on so-called climate change in Spain as the Democrat-led impeachment inquiry continues on Capitol Hill.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is saying the U.S. Mexico-Canada Agreement may not pass Congress by the end of this year. Speaking to reporters on Thursday, Pelosi denounced the new trade deal with Canada and Mexico as “NAFTA with sugar on top.” She suggested the Democrat-led House may not have the time to ratify the accord this year.
The Senate’s slow pace of passing legislation has been a major issue this year and the ongoing impeachment inquiry has put members of the legislative branch on edge. Republican lawmakers are claiming the constant focus on impeaching the president has caused a stalemate in the Senate.
Democrat presidential contenders are rejecting recent criticisms of falling too far left. This comes after former President Barack Obama warned the White House hopefuls not to alienate voters by becoming too radical. He pointed out they don’t have to completely tear the system down in order to remake it.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is urging Democrat presidential candidates not to forget about moderate voters if they want to have a chance at beating President Trump in 2020. One America’s Chloe Salsameda has more.