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Pelosi doles out impeachment pens, a signing tradition

Jan 16, 2020 - Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) - One by one, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi picked up pens lined up beside her and used them to sign a bit of her name on the impeachment articles against President Donald Trump. Then she handed each signing pen to the assembled chairmen and House managers who will prosecute the case in the Senate.

Signing pens are swag in Washington, often doled out on more celebratory occasions. They can be seen framed and hunt in lobbies across the city as trophies of proximity to power. Tr...