Transcript for Trump responds as Nancy Pelosi delays sending article of impeachment to Senate
Now to the impeachment showdown. House Democrats and senate Republicans leaving some uncertainty on the table as they head home for the holiday recess. ABC's Rachel Scott is in west palm beach where the president has arrived to celebrate his Rachel, good morning. Reporter: Eva, good morning. That's right. Democrats and the white house are now bracing for an impeachment trial but still no date has been set. The president and lawmakers leaving Washington for the holidays still unsure about how the beginning of next year will all play out. President trump arriving in Florida overnight for the holidays as the time line and scope of an impeachment trial hangs in limbo. Just days after the house voted to impeach the president he accepted this invitation from speaker Nancy Pelosi to deliver the state of the union address on February 4th. But Pelosi still hasn't decided on when to send articles of impeachment over to the senate. And the timing of the president's address to the nation could overlap with the senate trial. President trump locked in a battle over impeachment now taking on a Christian magazine that published this op-ed calling for his removal from office. "Christianity today" editor mark Galli righting, the president is a near perfect example of a human being who is morally lost are and confused. The president says, no president has ever done what I have done for evangelicals or religion itself. Franklin graham said his father would be very disappointed. The rare rebuke comes from a corner of the president's base. A lot of people from a traditionally conservative place politically are also thinking about the responsibility we have to take care of one another. On a religious publication in basically opposition of him and say, enough is enough. This isn't the decent thing to do. Reporter: The date is up in the air. The white house has already started preparing. A top lawyer touring the senate chamber where that impeachment trial would take place.
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