House Speaker Nancy Pelosi signed an article of impeachment against President Donald Trump on Wednesday evening, a ceremonial step that precedes the article being sent to the Senate.
The engrossment ceremony to make the article official occurred shortly after it passed the House, with 10 Republican members of Congress joining the Democrats to impeach the president on a count of willful incitement of insurrection.
The articles of impeachment are seen after an engrossment ceremony with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi at the Capitol on Wednesday. | Sarah Silbiger/Bloomberg
“Today, in a bipartisan way, the House demonstrated that no one is above the law, not even the president of the United States,” Pelosi said before signing the document. “That Donald Trump is a clear and present danger to our country and that once again we honor that oath of office to protect and defend the Constitution of the United States, so help us God.”
Pelosi spoke from the same lectern that a rioter had dragged through the halls of the Capitol during last week‘s insurrection. A staffer wheeled it back