Washington— Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced on Tuesday that the US House of Representatives would begin a formal impeachment inquiry against President Trump. Some of the grounds of the impeachment inquiry according to her remarks includes “charging him with betraying his oath of office and the nation’s security by seeking to enlist a foreign power to tarnish a rival for his own political gain”.
Pelosi added“The actions taken to date by the president have seriously violated the Constitution,” Ms. Pelosi also said Mr. Trump,“must be held accountable — no one is above the law.”
Ms. Pelosi also said that the president’s conduct revealed his “betrayal of his oath of office, betrayal of our national security and betrayal of the integrity of our elections.”
President Trump admitted he asked the Ukrainian President to initiate actions which would benefit him politically against his political opponents. Pelosi said, ” Therefore, today, I’m announcing the House of Representatives is moving forward with an official impeachment inquiry.”