Pelosi names Schiff, Nadler as prosecutors for Trump trial

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LISA MASCARO Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaker Nancy Pelosi named House prosecutors for President Donald Trump's impeachment trial on Wednesday ahead of votes to send the charges to the Senate, even as new information about the president's Ukraine efforts intensified pressure for more witnesses. The seven-member prosecution team will be led by the chairmen of the House impeachment proceedings, Reps. Adam Schiff of the Intelligence Committee and Jerry Nadler of the Judiciary Committee, two of Pelosi's top lieutenants for only the third presidential impeachment in the nation's history. "Today is an important day," said Pelosi, flanked by the team. "This is about the Constitution of the United States." The managers are a diverse group with legal, law enforcement and military
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