House Speaker Pelosi Says Trump’s Withholding of Aid Amounted to Bribery

House Speaker Pelosi Says Trump’s Withholding of Aid Amounted to Bribery

WASHINGTON—House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) alleged President Trump’s decision to withhold military aid to Ukraine amounted to bribery, using a term specifically mentioned in the Constitution as an impeachable offense.

The words marked Mrs. Pelosi’s strongest comments about the accusations in the Ukraine matter, a day after the Democrats held their first public hearing in the probe. The Constitution defines grounds for impeachment of the president and other federal officials as “treason, bribery, or other high crimes…

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