WASHINGTON – Congressman Tom Rice (R-S.C.) released the following statement following Speaker Pelosi’s announcement that Democrats will draft articles of impeachment against President Donald J. Trump.

“Today, Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced that the Democrats are proceeding to draft articles of impeachment against President Trump. This is not news. We have known since November 2018 that the Democrats would be focused on impeaching President Trump. Throughout this process, Democrats have failed to show the evidence to corroborate their allegations against President Trump, instead, they have put politics above country and set aside the needs of the American people. It is time to get back to business and focus on the American people and the work they sent us to Washington to do.”