(RightWing.org) – House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) has, so far, failed to provide the House’s Articles of Impeachment to the Senate. She recently said that she wants to hold onto them for just a little bit longer. Without the articles, the Senate cannot continue the impeachment case set against President Trump.
Senate Republicans have mentioned before their intent to carry out impeachment hearings without the cooperation of the House if necessary. Even Democrats like Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) are growing impatient. Acting on that notion, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) introduced a resolution in the Senate to begin impeachment hearings as early as next week, with or without the articles.
The resolution I introduced today is a simple statement by the Senate. It's our job as Senators to dispose of the Articles of Impeachment that were lawfully passed. @SpeakerPelosi’s attempt to shape or delay the trial is unprecedented.
— Lindsey Graham (@LindseyGrahamSC) January 9, 2020
In a message directed towards Pelosi, Graham said:
“You said it was urgent. If you believe it to be urgent, send it to the Senate for disposition.”
Graham also mentions that clinging onto the articles of impeachment “is a flagrant violation of the separation of powers expressly outlined in the bicameral impeachment process under the Constitution of the United States.”
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