Nancy Pelosi

House Speaker Pelosi: USMCA trade deal ‘imminent’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she is optimistic the U.S. Canada-Mexico trade agreement will be passed by the end of this year. On Thursday, Pelosi said negotiations with the White House are moving along and a deal is imminent. She added this deal could be used as a template for future trade agreements.

House approves impeachment resolution

The House vote officially formalized an impeachment inquiry into President Trump on Thursday. The vote came down along party lines, with 232 lawmakers in favor and 196 against the resolution. Two Democrats voted with Republicans and lone Independent Congressman Justin Amash sided with the Democrats.

Democrats release impeachment resolution language

The push for impeachment has intensified on Capitol Hill. House Democrats will not only question several witnesses of the Ukraine scandal this week, but they have released official language detailing how they plan to conduct the next phase of the impeachment inquiry. The House Rules Committee unveiled the resolution Tuesday, which sets up open public hearings, parameters for releasing witness testimony and due process rights for President Trump.