FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks for the Congressional Ball within the Grand Lobby of the White Home in Washington, U.S., December 12, 2019. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Home Judiciary Committee on Friday beneficial that President Donald Trump be impeached for abuse of energy, clearing the best way for a vote within the full Home of Representatives subsequent week.
The impeachment article accepted by the panel accuses Trump of abusing his energy by attempting to drive Ukraine to analyze political rival Joe Biden, a number one contender for the Democratic nomination to run in opposition to Trump subsequent 12 months.
Trump has denied wrongdoing.
The committee will vote in a while a separate article of impeachment accusing Trump of obstructing the congressional Ukraine investigation.
Reporting by Susan Cornwell; Enhancing by Tim Ahmann and Susan Heavey