Inside Pelosi's push to impeach Trump: This time it's personal

As Speaker Nancy Pelosi was forced to huddle in a secure bunker during the Capitol riots, several of her young aides spent hours sheltered under a conference table in the speaker’s suite as armed rioters pounded the door with menacing taunts of “Where’s Nancy?” When Pelosi was reunited with her staff hours after the deadly siege at the Capitol, the speaker didn’t even have to ask — she could see the terror reflected in their eyes. Now as the House prepares to impeach President Donald Trump this week for inciting the insurrection that shook the core of U.S. democracy and left five dead, the undertaking for Pelosi isn’t simply a matter of politics. “It’s really hard to address this subject without getting emotional about it,” Pelosi told Democrats on a private call Monday afternoon. “We’re very passionate about how we protect and defend our country and how offended we were

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By Heather Caygle and Sarah Ferris


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