By Tyler Durden
House Votes To Send Impeachment To Senate, Confirms Managers
Update: As expected, the House of Representatives officially voted Wednesday to send the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to the Senate and approved the House’s impeachment managers.
The vote to send the articles of impeachment to the Senate and approve the impeachment managers was 228-193.
Democratic Minnesota Rep. Collin Peterson was the only Democrat to vote nay, breaking with the rest of his party. House Republicans all voted together.
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After waiting four weeks, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced that the House will finally transmit the two articles of impeachment against President Trump to the Senate, and that they have chosen seven impeachment managers to prosecute the case during the upcoming trial.
Of note, Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO) told reporters on Monday that there aren’t enough GOP Senators to dismiss the articles of impeachment without a trial. “I think our members generally are not interested in a motion to dismiss. … Certainly there aren’t 51 votes for a motion to dismiss,” said Blunt.
The full list of impeachment managers are; Reps. Schiff (CA), Nadler (NY), Demings (FL), Jeffries (NY), …read more
Source:: Zero Hedge