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Articles of impeachment against Trump will be sent to Senate next week: Pelosi

Impeachment charges will be sent to U.S. Senate as early as next week: Pelosi
WATCH: U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Friday that the impeachment charges against President Donald Trump will be sent to the Senate as early as next week, which would formally trigger his impeachment trial.

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Friday announced that she will advance legislation next week that would formally trigger a Senate impeachment trial for President Donald Trump.

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The House on Dec. 18 passed two articles of impeachment against the Republican president.

“I have asked Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler to be prepared to bring to the (House) floor next week a resolution to appoint managers and transmit articles of impeachment to the Senate,” Pelosi said in a statement.

Pelosi says Democrats need to see Senate plans for trial before sending articles of impeachment
Pelosi says Democrats need to see Senate plans for trial before sending articles of impeachment

This is a breaking news story that will be updated.

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