Nancy Pelosi Announced A Formal Impeachment Inquiry and Now Donald Trump Is Rage Tweeting

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A whirlwind 36 hours of dizzying news regarding President Donald Trump's efforts to recruit Ukraine in sullying the reputation of 2020 Democratic frontrunner, former Vice President Joe Biden, culminated today with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) announcing an official impeachment inquiry after months of resisting the effort.

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The decision came after 30 House Democrats, many of them in swing states, came out in support of impeachment proceedings in the last 24 hours alone.

President Donald Trump returned to Trump Tower in New York City after addressing the United Nations General Assembly just in time to catch Pelosi's announcement, and—judging by his Twitter—he didn't miss a moment of it.

The President and his allies have admitted in the past few days that Trump urged Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to investigate Biden's family in a July phone conversation, and that the President withheld a $391 million military aid package approximately a week before the call.

Trump announced today that he'll be releasing a transcript of the call with Zelensky, but lawmakers and political observers are insisting that a transcript from a President who once edited an official weather map with a sharpie would be unreliable. What's more, they argue that without the contents of the whistleblower complaint deemed by the Intelligence Community Inspector General to be "urgent," the transcript alone would be insufficient.

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