WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told lawmakers late Sunday that she would first pass a resolution this week calling on Vice President Mike Pence and the cabinet to remove President Donald Trump before impeachment.
The chamber is due to vote Monday or Tuesday on a resolution calling on Pence to invoke the 25th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which allows him and the cabinet to remove the president if he is unable to perform his duties, Pelosi said. in a letter. Pelosi added that the Chamber would then “continue to pass impeachment legislation”
Reporting by David Shepardsson; Edited by Daniel Wallis