Republicans Unite as Impeachment Looms, 2020 Candidates Highlight Differences

President Donald Trump faces impeachment in the House, as Democratic hopefuls hit the trail.
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On ABC's Rick Klein with the latest in politics this week. After a marathon impeachment debate a quick roll call vote made history. Impeaching president Donald. Are abusing his powers. With a party line tally in the House Judiciary Committee president trump became only the fourth president in history to face impeachment in the House of Representatives. Actual impeachment is likely only days away. But you wouldn't know it from the president's campaign. The radical left Democrats and the failed Washington establishment. I tried to erase your votes nullified the election and opened throw our democracy. Republicans are united in defending the president. Democrats meanwhile are still finding new issues to disagree on. I'm not betting my agenda. On the night he'd hoped that if Democrats adopt Republican critique. A progressive policies or make vague calls for unity that somehow the wealthy and well connected will standing. Senator Elizabeth Warren is attacking former vice president Joseph Biden and mayor people outages for among other things taking big money donations. Buddha jets claiming that's up feature not a bug. That anyone try to take on trump needs financial backing. The thing about these purity tests is that people issuing them can't even be right. If if at doing traditional fundraisers disqualifies you from running for president I guess neither one of us speak. Recent days have shown Biden stabilizing in the polls. And he says he won't take trump speak by agreeing to testify in a senate impeachment trial this is it trump camp you place. Whenever he's in trouble he tries to find someone else to divert attention to. The attention will again fall on Democrats the next debate on Thursday in Los Angeles perhaps only a day removed from the house impeachment vote. And is it that debate needed any more drama all local union is saying it will form a picket line and all of the candidates are saying they don't intend to cross it. Rick Klein ABC news Washington.

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