After wavering throughout the duration of Donald Trump’s presidency, and claiming it wasn’t effective strategy, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi finally announced Tuesday that a formal impeachment inquiry against Trump will begin.

“The actions taken to date by the president have seriously violated the Constitution,” Pelosi said after a meeting of House Democrats at the Capitol. “Mr. Trump must be held accountable. No one is above the law.”

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The impeachment discussion finally took a turn after Trump called on Ukraine’s president Volodymyr Zelensky to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden’s son, Hunter, ESSENCE previously reported.

Further, Trump put a hold on millions in military aid to Ukraine several days before the call.

Trump denied any wrongdoing, claiming, “No quid pro quo, there was nothing,” he said. “It was a perfect conversation.”

Of course, the Tweeter-In-Chief has already responded, calling the impeachment inquiry a “witch hunt” and “presidential harassment.”


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