Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) said to reporters on Wednesday that he thought House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) should send the articles of impeachment to the Senate.
“We are reaching a point where the articles of impeachment should be sent,” Blumenthal said.
Blumenthal is one of a number of Democrat senators who have begun to urge Pelosi to send the articles over after she failed to get concessions about trial rules from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY).
McConnell has said that he wants a brief trial and may not call any further witnesses, but Pelosi wanted guarantees that witnesses like former Security Adviser John Bolton would be called.
Public support has failed to support impeachment despite every effort on Democrats’ part to claim he abused his power and obstructed Congress.
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