Spokeswoman Pelosi said after meeting with House Democrats that they need to be prepared for the 25th amendment and that she will introduce a privileged impeachment decision.
The spokesman said in a statement to PoliticusUSA:
Today the House Democratic Caucus had hours of conversation that was sad, moving, and patriotic. It was a conversation like no other because it followed an action that is second to none.
It is members' hope that the president will resign immediately. If not, I have instructed the regulatory committee to stand ready to push legislation on Congressman Jamie Raskin's 25th amendment and impeachment. Accordingly, the House will retain every option – including the 25th Amendment, a motion to impeach, or a privileged impeachment resolution.
The 25th amendment is only quick if Vice-President Mike Pence invokes it. A standard motion for indictment would follow the regular order and be included in the legislative calendar. The faster option is a privileged impeachment resolution that allows the speaker to remove everything else from the calendar and proceed with the impeachment immediately.
The House will act swiftly on this matter. If Pence fails to invoke the 25th Amendment, Spokesman Pelosi will institute a privileged impeachment order to indict Trump for inciting a riot.
Trump is becoming more and more likely to be tried again, and hopefully he will be convicted so that he will be banned from ever running for federal office again.
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Mr. Easley is the Founder / Senior Editor, White House Press Pool, and a Congressional Correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a bachelor's degree in political science. His thesis focused on public order with a specialization in social reform movements.
Awards and professional memberships
Member of the Society of Professional Journalists and the American Political Science Association