the Democrats clubs with rigsretsprocessen. The committee on legal affairs must find lovparagrafferne, which is believed to be broken.
president of the UNITED states, Donald Trump, have clearly broken the law and must be brought to a rigsret.
It takes Nancy Pelosi, who is chairman of the House of Representatives. Therefore, she asks now the committee on legal affairs to identify the relevant clauses in the case.
"the President's actions are serious breaches of the constitution," says Pelosi.
It is the case of Trumps alleged attempt to push Ukraine to examine former vice president Joe biden's son's business in Ukraine, which could lead to the impeachment of the american president.
"There is no doubt about the facts. The president abused his power for his own political gain," she says.
"It came to pass at the expense of our national security by withholding military assistance and a decisive meeting in The White House in exchange for a declaration of his political rival must be investigated," says Pelosi.
According to the Democrats abused the Trump in his office by withholding militærhjælp to Ukraine for 391 million u.s. dollars to push the president of Ukraine, Volodimir Zelenskij, to announce that Joe biden's son should be investigated.
"It is sad, but with confidence and humility, and fidelity to our founders and with the heart filled with love for America, I pray today our president to continue with rigsretsartiklerne," she says with reference to Jerrold Nadler, chairman of the committee on legal affairs.
Pelosis statements come the day after, the committee conducted a consultation with three experts in the u.s. constitution.
It was the democratic majority in the House of Representatives, who had convened the three.
They stated, that Trumps behavior in Ukraine-the case violates the rigsretsbestemmelserne in the u.s. constitution.
A fourth expert, who was summoned to the hearing of the republican minority, called rigsretsprocessen hasty and error-prone.
Trump even called the process a witch hunt. He refuses to have done anything wrong.
/ritzau/ReutersUpdated Date: 05 December 2019, 18:00