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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has stated that she would delay sending the articles of impeachment to the Senate.

Speaker Pelosi claims that she is seeking more clarity on the rules for President Trump's trial. The trial is unlikely to begin until the new year.

"When we see the process that is set forth in the Senate, then we'll know the number of managers that we may have to go forward and who we will choose," Pelosi said shortly before the House adjourned for the rest of the year per the WSJ.

Trump lashed out at Pelosi for her decision to delay the proceedings.

"Now the Do Nothing Party want to Do Nothing with the Articles," Mr. Trump wrote on Twitter.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell also weighed in, "If the speaker ever gets her House in order, that mess will be dumped on the Senate's lap," he tweeted.

Earlier this month, the House of Representatives voted to impeach President Donald Trump on Wednesday.

The House voted to remove the President from office, charging him with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. The case will now be sent to the Senate for a trial expected to start next month.

The House voted 230-197 to charge Trump with abuse of power and 229-198 to charge him with obstruction of Congress. 

"We gather today under the dome of this temple of democracy to exercise one of the most solemn powers that this body can take: The impeachment of the President of the United States," Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on the House floor ahead of the 6-hour debates.

"If we do not act now we would be derelict in our duty. It is tragic that the President's reckless actions make impeachment necessary. He gave us no choice."

If impeached, Trump will be just the third president in the history of the country to be impeached. President Andrew Johnson in 1868 and President Bill Clinton in 1998 were also impeached. President Richard Nixon resigned in 1974 before impeachment proceedings against him could reach the House floor.