June 19, 2019 / 1:28 PM / a month ago

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi cites need to impeach Trump if wrongdoing found

WASHINGTON, June 19 (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday said that if Democrats’ investigations of President Donald Trump find significant wrongdoing, the chamber would have to move to impeach him.

“If the goods are there, you must impeach,” Pelosi told reporters at a breakfast sponsored by the Christian Science Monitor. Her remarks were in response to a question on whether there is an alternative option of simply voting to censure the president, an idea that Pelosi said is not under consideration.

Reporting by Richard Cowan Editing by Chizu Nomiyama

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