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Why Pelosi Sees a Trump ‘Cover-Up’ Yet Balks at Impeachment

  • Pressure rises from rank-and-file Democrats to open inquiry
  • Some worry that Senate acquittal would further vindicate Trump
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Nancy Pelosi and Donald Trump spent much of the week goading each other with increasingly direct insults, but the House Speaker has many reasons for resisting what could be her ultimate weapon: impeachment.

Pelosi is watching more than just the national polls that show most of the public doesn’t support impeachment. She is also wary of animating the president’s voter base for the 2020 election and opening a trial that would give the Republican-led Senate the chance to acquit him.