Pelosi confirms the vote on the impeachment against Trump Wednesday

We must defend our constitution against all enemies - domestic - stresses Pelosi before the vote. the U.S. House of Representatives will on Wednesday vote on

Pelosi confirms the vote on the impeachment against Trump Wednesday

We must defend our constitution against all enemies - domestic - stresses Pelosi before the vote.

the U.S. House of Representatives will on Wednesday vote on the impeachment of president Donald Trump. It confirms president Nancy Pelosi.

In the morning, the Representatives of the House make use of one of the most alvorsfulde powers assigned to us through the constitution, when voting to approve an impeachment against the president of the UNITED states, writes to Pelosi in a letter to his democratic colleagues on Tuesday.

- In this bønhørlige moment in our country's history, we must honor our oath and support and defend our constitution against all enemies - both foreign and domestic, she adds.

President of the Donald Trump's of the legal affairs committee in the House of Representatives accused on two counts - abuse of power and the thwarting of Congress.

the Former goes that Trump used his office to press the government of Ukraine, while the latter goes on to Trump the prevented Congress in to serve justice.

The two charges will be approved in the House of Representatives, where the Democrats have the majority.

An approval would send the matter to the Senate, where rigsretssagen against Trump is expected to begin in January. Here are the Republicans, Trumps party, in the majority, and they have over a broad area, dismissed the Democratic accusations.

Even with the likely result that the president is not being set aside, is the Trump practically exploded in frustration and rage over the Pelosis statement.

In a six-page letter writes Trump among other things, to Nancy Pelosi, that "history will judge you harshly".

at the same time he thinks that he in this case has fewer rights than the accused in hekseprocesserne in Salem". It happens with reference to a case in Massachusetts in the 17. century, in which 20 women and men were hanged for witchcraft.

Trump writes further in the letter that the Democrats are being driven to an impeachment "of your most deranged and radical representatives from the far left".

In a comment to the Congress rejects Nancy Pelosi the president's raseriudfald as "really sick".

With the exception of just two, it seems that the Democrats 235 members in the House of Representatives are going to stand united in Wednesday's vote.

/ritzau/AFP

Updated Date: 18 December 2019, 05:00

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