Nancy Pelosi names Maryland Rep. Jamie Raskin as one of 9 impeachment managers | National

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Maryland Congressman Jamie Raskin will be one of nine representatives who were named as managers of the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Tuesday night.

The move for impeachment is in response to hold Trump accountable for his part in the takeover of the Capitol last week by rioters trying to stop Congress from counting the presidential election results to prevent President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration.

The impeachment article, which is expected to be backed by all Democrats and some Republicans, could be approved by late afternoon. If Trump is impeached, the House will send the article to the Senate for trial.

Via Twitter, Raskin said he was “Honored and humbled to be named an impeachment manager…

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