Congressional Democrats will seek one more option of removing President Donald Trump from office before resorting to impeachment, but plan to move forward on an Article of Impeachment quickly should that plan fail.
Democrats will seek to introduce a resolution via unanimous consent calling for Vice President Mike Pence and the president’s cabinet to invoke the 25th Amendment and strip Trump of power, said House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) on Sunday evening. House Democrats would demand Pence respond to the resolution within 24 hours.
“Next, we will proceed with bringing impeachment legislation to the Floor,” said Pelosi.
“In protecting our Constitution and our Democracy, we will act with urgency, because this president represents an imminent threat to both,” Pelosi wrote to Democratic Colleagues. “As the days go by, the horror of the ongoing assault on our Democracy perpetrated by this president is intensified and so is the immediate need for action.”
The Article of Impeachment, drafted by several House