House prepares to deliver articles of impeachment to Senate

President Donald Trump has suggested that the GOP-controlled Senate should dismiss the case against him, but House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said doing that would be a cover-up.
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We're going to turn now to impeachment. A key meeting tomorrow when the house, as speaker Pelosi plans to send the articles of impeachment over to the senate, setting the stage for the trial of president trump. Let's get to Mary Bruce, live on the hill tonight. And Nancy Pelosi holding that meeting tomorrow. What is expected? Reporter: Well, David, tomorrow morning the house speaker will be huddling behind closed doors with all house Democrats, discussing which members could be prosecuting the case in the senate. And deciding when to finally send over the articles of impeachment, which, tonight, we are told, could happen as soon as tomorrow. And Mary, president trump is suggesting the republican-controlled senate could dismiss the case against him when they get the articles. Speaker Pelosi with a strong reaction to that? Reporter: David, the speaker says dismissing this case would be a coverup, and even top Republicans tell us they don't want a dismissal here. The Republican leader is making very clear, they want a trial. Mary Bruce with us on a Monday night. Mary, thank you.

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