According to sources US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that the House of Representatives does not plan at this time to hold a full vote to authorize an impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump, while House Intelligence Committee chairman Adam Schiff pointed to information gathered in witness testimony despite a 'complete effort by the administration to stonewall' the probe.
Pelosi said at a press conference "There is no requirement that we have a vote and so at this time we will not be having a vote". Meanwhile the White House has criticized the lack of such a vote and vowed not to cooperate with what it describes as an illegitimate investigation and the investigation is focused on the July call in which Trump pressed Zelenskiy to have ukraine officials investigate Biden and his businessman son, Hunter Biden, who had been on the board of a Ukrainian energy company.
Moreover democrats have accused Trump of pressuring a vulnerable U.S. ally to dig up dirt on Biden after withholding $391 million in U.S. security aid intended to help combat Russian-backed separatists in the eastern part of Ukraine. Perhaps Trump has denied wrongdoing and defended his request to Zelenskiy during the phone call, which prompted a formal whistleblower complaint by a person with a U.S. intelligence agency.