December 23, 2019

McConnell tells Pelosi she can go right ahead and hold onto impeachment papers amid impasse
Democrats and Republicans are headed into the holidays while facing an impeachment impasse.House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) reiterated Monday she can't select impeachment managers until she knows "what sort of trial the Senate will conduct," while Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) called her position "absurd," The Washington Post reports.After the House of Representatives last week passed two articles of impeachment charging President Trump with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress, the rules of the Senate's trial still need to be agreed upon. Pelosi indicated last week she wouldn't appoint impeachment managers, a step necessary for the trial to move forward, "until we see what the process is on the Senate side." She added, "So far we haven't seen anything that looks fair to us."Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y) has called for White House witnesses like acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney to testify at the trial, CBS News reports. Though McConnell has resisted these calls, he did say Monday that Republicans "haven't ruled out witnesses" while telling Pelosi, "I'm not anxious to have this trial, so if she wants to hold onto the papers, go right ahead."Trump, meanwhile, accused Pelosi in a tweet Monday of "crying for fairness in the Senate, and breaking all rules while doing so."Don't expect any major immediate progress to be made on the issue, with McConnell saying Monday, "Look, we're at an impasse. We can't do anything until the speaker sends the papers over, so everyone enjoy the holidays."More stories from The myth of the male bumbler How a 'legislative terrorist' conquered the Republican Party The West was profoundly wrong about Modi
Related Stories
Latest News
Top news around the world
Coronavirus Disease

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus.

Most people infected with the COVID-19 virus will experience mild to moderate respiratory illness and recover without requiring special treatment. Older people, and those with underlying medical problems like cardiovascular disease, diabetes, chronic respiratory disease, and cancer are more likely to develop serious illness.

Around the World

Celebrity News

> Latest News in Media

Watch It
Dr. Oz Saves Man's Life at Newark Airport After He Collapsed | TMZ
March 02, 2021
Questlove Says Calling Out HFPA's Lack of Diversity is Lip Service, Until it Changes | TMZ
March 02, 2021
Surveillance Video Shows Men Open Fire on Laney Keyz's L.A. Home | TMZ
March 02, 2021
Sleepy Kimmy, Rock Pep Talk & Swifties vs. John
March 02, 2021
"Degrassi" Star Jahmil French Dies at 29 | E! News
March 02, 2021
Alec Baldwin Claps Back Over Baby No. 6 Criticism | E! News
March 02, 2021
‘Promising Young Woman’ Makeup Tutorial: How They Created A Blowup Doll Face For Carey’s Final Look
March 02, 2021
Ben Affleck Teases David Fincher About His 'Relentless' On Set Takes
March 02, 2021
Why Jodie Foster Thanked Aaron Rodgers At The Golden Globes
March 01, 2021
Only 20 families in the world can afford this LA house, a Beyoncé fave | Page Six Celebrity News
March 03, 2021
‘iCarly’ star Jennette McCurdy on quitting acting: ‘I’m so ashamed’ | Page Six Celebrity News
March 03, 2021
‘Deepfake’ Tom Cruise goes viral on TikTok with over 11 million views | Page Six Celebrity News
March 03, 2021
TV Schedule
Late Night Show
Watch the latest shows of U.S. top comedians


Latest sport results, news, videos, interviews and comments
Find us on Instagram
at @feedimo to stay up to date with the latest.
Featured Video You Might Like
zWJ3MxW_HWA L1eLanNeZKg i1XRgbyUtOo -g9Qziqbif8 0vmRhiLHE2U JFCZUoa6MYE UfN5PCF5EUo 2PV55f3-UAg W3y9zuI_F64 -7qCxIccihU pQ9gcOoH9R8 g5MRDEXRk4k
Copyright © 2020 Feedimo. All Rights Reserved.