Nancy Pelosi, speaker of the House of Representatives named the managers in the impeachment of Donald Trump, the 45th President of the United States.
After rushing to impeach the president before Christmas claiming our country had a constitutional crisis, and that they immediately needed to impeach the president, Pelosi held onto the articles for approximately four weeks.
The Articles will be delivered to the Senate floor later this evening.
Pelosi says the emphasis on picking the managers was on "litigators," "comfort level in the courtroom" and "on making the strongest case to protect our Constitution." However, Republicans dismiss the idea of her protecting the constitution as posturing. The president was denied due process in the House impeachment, as witnesses were not allowed to testify on behalf of the President, who incidentally is the person who is on trial.
The President who was quick to respond posted on Twitter, "Here we go again, another Con Job by the Do Nothing Democrats. All of this work was supposed to be done by the House, not the Senate!"
House of Representatives Mark Meadows, responded on Twitter with the following statement: "House Democrats—who rammed through impeachment articles with no underlying crime (first time in history), didn't allow Trump ANY counsel during secret depositions, and gave POTUS ZERO chance to defend himself until the last minute—now want to talk about "fairness"
We will continue to follow this story as it evolves.