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Pelosi to Send Impeachment Articles to Senate
By The Associated Press
WASHINGTON - Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the House will take steps next week to transmit the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. 

The move ends a three-week standoff but confronts the Senate with only the third trial in U.S. history to remove a chief executive. The Senate trial could start as next week. 

Pelosi has held on to the articles in a standoff with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Despite McConnell's push for a speedy trial, some senators may want to hear from new witnesses. 

House Democrats impeached Trump three weeks ago on charges of abuse and obstruction over his actions toward Ukraine.

Published 06:52 AM, Saturday Jan. 11, 2020
Updated 08:32 PM, Wednesday Jan. 15, 2020

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