Pelosi to ‘soon’ send impeachment articles for Senate trial

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LISA MASCARO and MARY CLARE JALONICK Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday she will "soon'' transmit the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, signaling a potential thaw in the standoff with Senate Republicans as she warned against rushing to an acquittal without a fair trial. Pelosi, D-Calif., faces mounting pressure from Republicans and some Democrats to quit delaying the president's trial in the Senate, three weeks after the House Democrats impeached Trump on charges of abuse and obstruction. Republicans say Democrats are embarrassed by their vote. But Pelosi countered that Democrats are ''proud'' of upholding the Constitution and said she doubted that Senate Republicans will do the same. Many on Capitol Hill expect the Sena
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