Pelosi: House moving to send impeachment to Senate next week

LISA MASCARO and MARY CLARE JALONICK Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Friday the House will take steps next week to send articles of impeachment to the Senate ending Democrats' blockade of President Donald Trump's Senate trial. In a letter to her Democratic colleagues, Pelosi said she was proud of their ''courage and patriotism" and warned that senators now have a choice as they consider the charges of abuse and obstruction against the president. "In an impeachment trial, every Senator takes an oath to do 'impartial justice according to the Constitution and laws,'' Pelosi wrote. "Every Senator now faces a choice: to be loyal to the President or the Constitution." Pelosi has been in a standoff with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell that has con
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