White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham condemned the announcement as "more of the same from the Democrats".
The vote, expected Wednesday and confirmed to NBC News by a source familiar with the committee's plans, will include language that is expected to follow the procedures the Judiciary Committee used in 1974 during the Nixon impeachment proceedings. "Now, House leadership must listen to the people and take real, concrete steps toward impeachment". Others, including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), feel that evidence and public support for impeachment is still lacking.
For pro-impeachment House Democrats, the rules changes are a procedural and symbolic step in the panel's efforts to show progress despite the fact that its investigations have yielded little new evidence implicating the president.
Judiciary Democrats insist there is no daylight between them and Pelosi, noting that nothing they're doing would happen without her approval. "You know, I think it's important for us to think about what is in the best interest of the country and the American people, and continuing to pursue impeachment is something that I think will only further to tear our country apart".
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Cheney's remarks came after the U.S. House of Representatives returned to Washington, D.C., after its August recess.
Staff will be allowed to question witnesses for an additional hour in committee hearings, divided between Democrats and Republicans.
The President's counsel may respond in writing to evidence and testimony presented to the Committee.
"The committee has intensified its investigation", a Democratic committee aide said.
"It's nothing new", Rhode Island Rep.
The resolution also sets out standards that say information collected by the committee from witnesses or grand jury information shared by the courts should be kept private unless Mr. Nadler chooses otherwise. Trump's crimes and corruption extend beyond what is detailed in the Mueller report.
Nadler said in a statement Monday that Trump went to great lengths to obstruct former special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, which resulted in 37 criminal indictments and seven guilty pleas.
Vice President Mike Pence's recent stay at Trump's Doonbeg resort in Ireland is one example, and House Democrats are already looking into US military personnel staying at the president's Turnberry property in Scotland - arguing that the president has enriched himself through his official office.
It was the kind of groundswell that Democrats had hoped for ahead of long-awaited testimony from Mueller, who days before the summer break appeared before two House committees to explain his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election and possible attempts by Trump to hinder the probe.