Pelosi 'ready' to send Trump impeachment article but needs answers about Senate trial

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday told reporters that the House and Senate are "ready" to proceed with former President Trump's second impeachment trial, but she said transmission of the articles is being held up by questions about how the trial would work.

"I’m not going to be telling you when it is going … they are now ready to receive, but there are other questions of how a trial to proceed. But we are ready," she said. "It will be soon, as I said you will be the first to know."

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"It will be soon, I don’t think it will be long, but we must do it,” she said.

Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi speaks during her weekly press briefing on Capitol Hill in Washington, D. C, Jan. 21, 2021.

Pelosi dismissed Republicans' concerns that impeachment could divide lawmakers so soon after the inauguration.

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