Speaker Pelosi has named the slate of trial managers that will make the case and oversee the second trial of Trump after Mike Pence refused to invoke the 25th Amendment.
Speaker Pelosi said in a statement provided to PoliticusUSA, Tonight, I have the solemn privilege of naming the Managers of the impeachment trial of Donald Trump,” said Speaker Nancy Pelosi. “It is their constitutional and patriotic duty to present the case for the President’s impeachment and removal. They will do so guided by their great love of country, determination to protect our democracy and loyalty to our oath to the Constitution. Our Managers will honor their duty to defend democracy For The People with great solemnity, prayerfulness and urgency.”
The impeachment trial managers are:
Congressman Jamie Raskin, Lead Manager
Congresswoman Diana DeGette
Congressman David Cicilline
Congressman Joaquin Castro
Congressman Eric Swalwell
Congressman Ted Lieu
Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett
Congressman Joe Neguse
Congresswoman Madeleine Dean
The Democratic impeachment trial managers are experienced lawyers, prosecutors, and constitutional law experts, and the defense team will consist of Alan Dershowitz, Rudy Giuliani, and whoever else Trump can con into representing him.
Soon to be Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell wants Trump to be run out of the Republican Party, and if this trial takes place when Trump is no longer in office, it would not be surprising to see more Republicans than Mitt Romney vote to convict.
The second impeachment of Donald Trump just got real, and no matter when the trial happens, Trump will be the only president in US history to be impeached twice.
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Mr. Easley is the managing editor, who is White House Press Pool, and a Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. His graduate work focused on public policy, with a specialization in social reform movements.
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