In a press conference at 5PM this evening, Speaker Nancy Pelosi discussed a whistleblower report that the White House refused to release. She referred to this action as unlawful and in violation of the Constitution. She went on to say the House has been discussing impeachment for months. She referred to President Trump admitting to asking the president of Ukraine to investigate Joe Biden in exchange for aid.
She announced at the close of the press conference than official impeachment inquiry has begun.