Pelosi’s Rolling Impeachment

Republicans dismiss her tactic. But why would they assume she wants a trial?

Potomac Watch: Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi has yet to transmit her articles of impeachment to the Senate in an effort to avert the potential consequences of an acquittal. Image: Saul Loeb/Getty Images

香蕉视频苹果下载Republicans dismiss Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s refusal to transmit the impeachment articles to the Senate as a weak stunt. They do so at the peril of both the Constitution and President Trump. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell may be a master tactician, but Mrs. Pelosi is no slouch.

It’s now been more than a week since the House impeached Mr. Trump, and Mrs. Pelosi has yet to name impeachment managers or formally send over the paperwork. Democrats claim they are delaying in the name of “fairness,” withholding the articles...