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Who are the House impeachment managers? Schiff, Lofgren, Crow, Garcia

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  • House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has announced the impeachment managers designated to lead the prosecution in President Donald Trump’s trial in the Senate.
  • Pelosi selected a diverse group of representatives all with legal backgrounds, but varying degrees of seniority in Congress, for the high-profile job.
  • “As you can see from these descriptions, the emphasis is on litigators,” Pelosi said after announcing the managers.
  • Here’s what you need to know about the seven impeachment managers who will argue the case for convicting Trump.
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On January 15, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced the impeachment managers designated to lead the prosecution in President Donald Trump’s trial in the Senate.

Impeachment managers present the case against an impeached official — in this case, Trump — to the Senate. Pelosi selected a diverse group of representatives with legal backgrounds, but varying degrees of seniority in Congress, for the job.

“As you can see from these descriptions, the emphasis is on litigators,” Pelosi said after announcing the managers. She also cited “comfort in the courtroom” as a necessity for the role, which relies on convincing a jury of US Senators.

“I’m very proud and honored that these seven members have accepted this very serious responsibility,” the House speaker said.

Later that day, the House passed resolutions both formally appointing the impeachment managers and transmitting the articles to the US Senate, which began its trial on January 16 and is expected to kick off opening arguments from both sides on Tuesday, January 21. 

Here’s what you need to know about the seven impeachment managers who will argue the case for convicting Trump: 

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