Pelosi quotes The Irishman as she attacks Trump in latest House impeachment speech
Adam Schiff from California: The Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, 59, led the impeachment process against Donald Trump. He has become a frequent target of Trump’s wrath: the president called him “Liddle” Adam Schiff and laughed at his neck. But Schiff won praise for his leadership in witness hearings. Schiff served on the California State Assembly and served as a federal prosecutor in the United States Attorney’s Office in Los Angeles for six years. He oversaw the prosecution of Richard Miller, the first FBI agent to be charged with espionage. Elected to Congress in 2012.
Jerry Nadler from New York: The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, 72, led the series of hearings that developed the two articles of impeachment against the president: abuse of power and obstruction of justice. He is in his 15th term in Congress and was a member of the New York State Assembly before joining Capitol Hill. He was in law school when he was first elected to a state post and completed his JD while serving in Albany. He and Schiff were to be named. Elected to Congress in 1992.
Zoe Lofgren from California: A close ally of Nancy Pelosi and longtime friend of the lecturer, Lofgren, 72, has the unique experience of having played a role in three presidential impeachment proceedings: as a member of the Judicial Committee during that of Richard Nixon in 1974, as a member of the Judiciary Committee during The 1999 impeachment of Bill Clinton, and now that of President Trump. In addition, she heads the House Administration Committee, a position that goes by the nickname “Mayor of Capitol Hill” given the panel’s expertise in the day-to-day operations of the Capitol, including member allocation, offices and house rules. Elected to Congress in 1994.
Hakeem Jeffries from New York: Jeffries, 49, was a private litigator before running for office. He worked in the litigation department for Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison before becoming an assistant litigator for Viacom and CBS, where he worked on litigation arising from the controversy of the Super Bowl XXXVIII halftime show. , when Janet Jackson’s breast shielded breast was exposed by Justin Timberlake for about half a second, in what was later called a “wardrobe malfunction.” The Federal Election Commission fined CBS $ 550,000 after lengthy legal proceedings. House Democratic Caucus Chairman Jeffries sits on the House Judiciary Committee. Prior to Congress, he served as a member of the New York State Assembly for six years. Elected to Congress in 2012 and member of the House Judiciary Committee.
Val Demings of Florida: Demings, 62, served in the Orlando Police Department for 27 years, most notably as the city’s first female police chief. She is one of seven children born into poverty – her father worked in the Florida orange groves and her mother was a cleaner. She was the first member of her family to graduate from college. She worked as a social worker before joining the Orlando Police Department. A member of the House Intelligence Panel and Judicial Committee, Demings has been applauded for her careful questioning of witnesses during impeachment hearings. She wrote on Twitter in December, during the impeachment process: “I am a descendant of slaves, who knew they wouldn’t make it, but dreamed and prayed that one day I would. So, despite America’s complicated history, my faith is in the Constitution. I applied the laws, and now I write the laws. No one is above the law. She spends her free time driving her car. Harley-Davidson Road King Classic motorcycle Elected by Congress in 2016.
Jason Crow from Colorado: Crow, 40, was an Army Ranger in Iraq and Afghanistan, where he flew three missions and received a Bronze Star. He was a private litigator with the Holland and Hart law firm before running for Congress. He was elected to Congress in 2018 and sits on the House Armed Services Committee.
Sylvia Garcia from Texas: Garcia, 69, has a solid judicial training. She served as director and president of the Houston municipal system and was elected city comptroller. She was also the first Hispanic and the first woman to be fully elected to the Harris County Commissioner’s court. Elected to Congress in 2018, she sits on the House Judiciary Committee.