The U.S. House appears all but certain this week to pass at least one impeachment article against President Trump, but the Democratic leadership may not send it to the Senate right away.
At least one top Democrat suggested the House could sit on the impeachment article for several months, clearing the deck for incoming President Joe Biden and a new Democratic majority in the Senate and their top agenda priorities, which include additional coronavirus recovery aid. And a key Senate Democrat said Monday that he agreed.
Sen. Joe Manchin, an influential West Virginia Democratic centrist, told Fox News’s Special Report there is “no rush” to bring up impeachment now and have it tie up the Congress in the early days of a new Biden administration. It would be “ill-advised,” he said.
Majority Whip James Clyburn, a South Carolina Democrat, said Sunday the House could indeed wait.
“Let’s give President-elect Biden the 100 days he needs to get