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US House to vote to send Trump impeachment trial to Senate

The House of Representatives would vote on Wednesday to send to the US Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, lawmakers from the opposition Democratic party said on Tuesday. The 435-member US House of Representatives, where Democrats enjoy a majority, last month charged Trump with high crimes and misdemeanours and impeached him for pressuring Ukraine to investigate a political rival. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who has led her Democratic party in the impeachment against Trump, told this to her party Caucus during a meeting at the US Capitol. The vote will be tomorrow (Tuesday), Congressman Henry Cuellar told reporters after the meeting. Pelosi, during the caucus meeting, did not name the House managers for the Senate trial. However, the House vote would include the names of the managers who would argue the case on their behalf. The resolution will be done to the managers will be named in the resolution. We ll have about a 10-minute debate and we ll vote on it .

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