Schiff to lead prosecution of Trump in Senate impeachment -Pelosi

15 January 2020 - 17:49
By Reuters
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announces the House of Representatives managers for the Senate impeachment trial of U.S. President Donald Trump during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., January 15 2020. At right is Representative Adam Schiff.
Image: REUTERS/Leah Millis U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announces the House of Representatives managers for the Senate impeachment trial of U.S. President Donald Trump during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., January 15 2020. At right is Representative Adam Schiff.

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff will lead a team of seven Democrats who will prosecute the impeachment case against President Donald Trump in the U.S. Senate, Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday.

Schiff was named lead manager for the trial in a House of Representatives resolution expected to be approved later on Wednesday.