During what was scheduled to be the final week of Congress before the Christmas recess, a deal on funding the government, an agreement on the trade agreement that would replace NAFTA, and advancement of the articles of impeachment set up an extra week of work on Capitol Hill.
Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., looks over the Justice Department inspector general’s report on DOJ and FBI conduct during the FISA warrant process related to the 2016 presidential election in the Senate Radioa/TV Gallery before holding his news conference on the report on Monday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call) Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., leaves a news conference after announcing the articles of impeachment against Trump — abuse of power and obstruction of Congress — in the Capitol on Tuesday. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call) Rep. Mike Quigley, D-Ill., sits on a stool waiting to do a TV interview in the Will Rogers Corridor of the Capitol after articles of impeachment against Trump were announced on Tuesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call) House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., holds a news conference in the Capitol shortly after articles of impeachment against Trump were announced on Tuesday. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)