Nancy Pelosi is expected to take over the House of Representatives this month.
Everyone is guessing what her plans are to possibly impeach President Trump.
This week, however, Pelosi may have just revealed her hand about whether or not she plans to impeach the President in 2019.
After sweeping back into power in November at the head of Democratic gains in the House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi is set to become the new Speaker of the House.
Everyone has since been left asking whether or not Pelosi plans to target President Trump with impeachment in 2019.
And she may have just tipped her hand to the public this week.
The Washington Examiner reports, “Speaker-designate Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., has picked a new guiding force for Democrats investigating and potentially impeaching President Trump when they take control of the House next year.”
“Douglas Letter, a 40-year veteran of the Justice Department and former associate counsel in President Bill Clinton’s White House, will be appointed to the role of House general counsel, Pelosi said in a statement,” the Examiner added.
Letter’s hiring suggests Pelosi is lining up her cards for an eventual impeachment of President Trump.
Having worked under the Clinton White House, Letter is also a key figure with ties across the entire spectrum of Democratic politics.
If the incoming House Speaker were looking for a partisan legal professional to hire in anticipation of impeaching President Trump, Letter would be her first choice.
For her part, the Democratic Speaker-designee praises Letter in a statement announcing her decision.
“Douglas Letter has an outstanding and highly decorated record of achievement in service of America,” Pelosi stated. “He will bring deep experience and legal expertise to the House, as he counsels and represents our institution, Members and staff as House General Counsel.”
The signs couldn’t be any more obvious.
Letter’s choice is clearly a political one, and his background, political leanings, and connections to the Clintons all point to his choice as the first overt sign that Democrats plan to impeach President Trump in 2019.
The Washington Examiner adds that Letter’s recent comments directed at President Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani, where Letter called out the lawyer and accused Trump of trying to derail the Mueller investigation, could be interpreted as his new job’s opening salvo against the President.
The Examiner further explained the sort of work Letter will be doing in the Pelosi House, adding that the lawyer, “will provide legal advice to lawmakers and their staff, regardless of political affiliation.”
This could include advice governing the legal process of impeachment.
Anti-Trump forces appear to be thrilled by the choice according to the Examiner, fueling speculation that the pick by Pelosi was designed to start laying the foundation for bringing impeachment charges against the President.
And with Letter’s extensive background and history in left-leaning legal pursuits for the past three decades, the first signs that Pelosi may be working to remove Trump from office may have just been revealed in 2019.
We will keep you up to date on any new developments in this ongoing story.