Factbox: Key quotes from U.S. House Speaker Pelosi’s statement on impeachment

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday announced that House Democrats would move forward to impeach President Donald Trump by drafting formal charges known as articles of impeachment, saying the Republican president had “seriously violated the Constitution.” Below are some of Pelosi’s remarks: “Sadly, but with confidence and humility, with allegiance to…

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Republicans want Hunter Biden, Rep. Schiff and whistleblower to testify on impeachment

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republicans on the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee want Hunter Biden, Democratic congressman Adam Schiff and a whistleblower to be among the witnesses they want to testify at impeachment hearings for President Donald Trump, the top Republican on the panel said in a letter on Friday. Republican Representative Doug Collins asked…

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White House tells Congress it will refuse to participate in impeachment hearings

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House informed the U.S. Congress on Friday that it will refuse to participate in impeachment hearings against President Donald Trump in the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee next week. In a letter to Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, White House counsel Pat Cipollone called the Democrats’ impeachment inquiry “completely baseless”…

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