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Pelosi Launches Formal Trump Impeachment Inquiry Over Ukraine

  • House speaker says president has violated oath of office
  • Decision escalates Democrats’ confrontation with White House
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Pelosi Announces Impeachment Inquiry, Says Trump Must Be Held Accountable
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Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the House is opening a formal impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, saying he’s violated his oath of office and obligations under the Constitution.

“The president must be held accountable. No one is above the law,” Pelosi said at a news conference Tuesday after a closed-door meeting with her party.