Dems Feuded Over First Trump Impeachment, ‘Due Process’

Book: Nadler Called Pelosi-Schiff Plan 'Unconstitutional'
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., left, and House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., right, listen as House Judiciary Committee Chairman, Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., center, speaks during a news conference to announce impeachment managers on Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

At a glance

  • Rep. Jerrold Nadler, the House Judiciary Chairman, said the first impeachment of President Donald Trump was “unconstitutional” because it didn’t provide Trump with due process, according to a new book.
  • Nadler made this point during ongoing conversation with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Rep. Adam Schiff, who Pelosi tapped to chair the impeachment committee.
  • According to the book, Nadler confronted Schiff about the impeachment process, saying, “It’s unfair, and it’s unprecedented, and it’s unconstitutional.”
  •  The response from Schiff’s team, however, was “F*ck Donald Trump.”

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