WASHINGTON – The House of Representatives is preparing for a Wednesday vote to transmit articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to the Senate, members told reporters Tuesday.
“The Speaker indicated that the articles of impeachment … will be transmitted to the Senate at some point tomorrow,” House Democratic Caucus Chair Hakeem Jeffries, N.Y., said at a news conference following a closed Democratic caucus meeting.
Wednesday’s House resolution is expected to have three functions: To transmit the articles of impeachment to the Senate, name the House members who will serve as managers of the impeachment trial, and fund the trial itself.
Pelosi has yet to announce who she has selected to serve as impeachment managers, the House members who will effectively act as prosecutors in the president’s trial. On Tuesday, Jeffries said Pelosi would release the names of the managers sometime before Wednesday’s vote.
But the list is likely to include House Intelligence Committee…