Pelosi Statement Following Virtual Meeting of the House Democratic Caucus

Jan 8, 2021
Press Release
Contact: Speaker’s Press Office,
202-226-7616
 
Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued this statement following a virtual meeting of the House Democratic Caucus this afternoon:
 
“Today, the House Democratic Caucus had an hours-long conversation that was sad, moving and patriotic.  It was a conversation unlike any other, because it followed an action unlike any other.
 
“It is the hope of Members that the President will immediately resign.  But if he does not, I have instructed the Rules Committee to be prepared to move forward with Congressman Jamie Raskin’s 25th Amendment legislation and a motion for impeachment.   Accordingly, the House will preserve every option – including the 25th Amendment, a motion to impeach or a privileged resolution for impeachment.
 
“With great respect, our deliberations will continue.”
 
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