Congress drafts articles of impeachment and will seek to have President Trump removed before the inauguration of Biden on the 20th

Echoing threats she made on Thursday, Pelosi on Friday said that Congress would move forward with new articles of impeachment if Pence did not act — comparing Trump’s acts to those of President Nixon in the Watergate scandal. “Yesterday, Leader Schumer and I placed a call with Vice President Pence, and we still hope to hear from him as soon as possible with a positive answer as to whether he and the Cabinet will honor their oath to the Constitution and the American people,” she wrote. “If the President does not leave office imminently and willingly, the Congress will proceed with our action,” she warned. It’s unclear if Pence and his cabinet will take such a dramatic and destabilizing act in the final two weeks of Trump’s presidency.