The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives’ Rules Committee said he expected the article of impeachment against President Donald Trump to get to the House floor for a vote on Wednesday and predicted it will pass.
“It is important that we act, and it is important that we act in a very serious and deliberative manner,” Representative Jim McGovern told CNN in an interview on Monday. “We expect this up on the floor on Wednesday. And I expect that it will pass.”
Do not allow your focus to center solely on impeachment. Impeachment must happen only because @VP and the cabinet have not initiated the 25th Amendment to remove the president immediately. That is what *should* happen after Wednesday, and we must not lose sight of that.
— Daniel Goldman (@danielsgoldman) January 10, 2021
Democratic Rep. Jim McGovern of Massachusetts says what he witnessed was a display of “home-grown fascism that was out of control.” https://t.co/84q7emc70O
— NBC12 WWBT Richmond (@NBC12) January 11, 2021
Lots to think about in this Playbook Q&A with Rep. Jim McGovern, who will play a key role in impeachment proceedings. He chairs the House Rules Committee, which is “probably the only committee that will discuss this matter before it goes to the floor.”https://t.co/ld2J8PW3OB
— Stephanie Murray (@stephanie_murr) January 11, 2021
The House will seek to take up a resolution from Rep. Jamie Raskin on Monday urging Pence and the Cabinet to invoke the 25th Amendment to remove Trump from office. If blocked, the House would consider impeachment.
Rep. Jim McGovern says this may happen Wednesday or Thursday. pic.twitter.com/cR7QFLm2i1
— New Day (@NewDay) January 11, 2021