McConnell won’t agree to reconvene Senate early for impeachment trial

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s (R-Ky.) office told Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer’s (D-N.Y.) staff on Wednesday that the GOP will not agree to reconvene the Senate before Jan. 19 to allow an impeachment trial while President Trump is still in office.

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McConnell believes impeachment push will help rid Trump from the GOP, but has not said if he will vote to convict

Washington (CNN) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has indicated that he believes that impeaching President Donald Trump will make it easier to get rid of the President and Trumpism from the Republican Party, according to a source with knowledge of the matter.

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Pelosi says House to move forward with impeachment attempt if Pence doesn’t respond

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Sunday evening said that the House will move forward with a resolution Monday that calls on Vice President Mike Pence to invoke the 25th Amendment in order to impeach the president, just two weeks before his term ends.

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House Foreign Affairs Committee Democrats support impeaching Trump

Democrats on the House Foreign Affairs Committee joined growing calls among their colleagues for Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) to take steps to impeach President Trump for his actions before the U.S. Capitol was attacked by a mob of his supporters.

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Pelosi, Democrats introducing bill to create commission on ‘presidential capacity’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) announced a bill to create “Commission on Presidential Capacity to Discharge the Powers and Duties of Office” that would possibly attempt to invoke the 25th Amendment of the Constitution to enable Congress to “help ensure effective and uninterrupted leadership in the highest office in the Executive Branch of government.”

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