WBEZ brings you fact-based news and information. Sign up for our newsletters to stay up to date on the stories that matter.President Trump sent a six-page letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Tuesday, criticizing Democrats for the impeachment proceedings, which he calls “an unprecedented and unconstitutional abuse of power … unequaled in nearly two and a half centuries of American legislative history.”
The letter came as the House of Representatives passed a $1.3 trillion bipartisan spending agreement ahead a Friday deadline to avoid a government shutdown.
The measure includes funds to support election security and gun violence research, along with a 3.1% pay raises for service members and federal workers.
This episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith, White House reporter Ayesha Rascoe, and Congressional correspondent Kelsey Snell.
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