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House Judiciary Committee to vote on impeachment articles Friday

After a session that lasted more than 14 hours, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) on Thursday night abruptly postponed the panel's vote on articles of impeachment against President Trump.

Lawmakers had planned on voting Thursday, but Nadler delayed what is expected to be the approval of charges against Trump until Friday morning. "I want the members on both sides of the aisle to think about what has happened over these last two days and to search their consciences before we cast our final votes," Nadler said.

The committee's ranking member, Rep. Doug Collins (R-Ga.), was furious, saying Democrats moved the vote to the morning because they want a "prime time hit," adding, "That was the most bush league play I have ever seen in life." Democrats told NBC News they want the vote to take place in the day so Trump can't say they carried out the impeachment under cover of darkness. The full House is expected to debate and vote on the articles next week.