Waters: Pence is planning his inauguration

Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) suggested on Saturday that Vice President Pence is already planning his inauguration in anticipation of President Trump's impeachment.

"Mike PenceMichael (Mike) Richard PenceThe House needs to help patients from being victimized by antiquated technology 'The Wire' star: I'd prefer a President Pence because he's a 'simpleton and a puppet' Trump looks to steer UN effort on Afghanistan, with McMaster and Haley at the helm MORE is somewhere planning an inauguration. Priebus and Spicer will lead the transition," Waters wrote on Twitter, referring to former White House chief of staff Reince Priebus and former White House press secretary Sean Spicer, both of whom resigned their positions over the past week.

To be sure, impeachment proceedings against Trump are unlikely to advance in the near future. But Waters has been among the president's most vocal opponents in Congress and has repeatedly raised the notion of booting him from office.

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Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Calif.) filed a resolution earlier this month accusing Trump of obstructing justice by firing FBI Director James Comey, who was at the time charged with leading the law enforcement investigation into possible collusion between Trump's presidential campaign and Russia.

Sherman's resolution, co-sponsored by Rep. Al GreenAlexander (Al) N. GreenThis week: Time running out for Congress to avoid shutdown Lewandowski: ‘We’ve got a real problem’ if Dems retake the House House Dems plan measure to censure Trump over 's---hole countries' remarks MORE (D-Texas), marked the first impeachment article filed against Trump.

But that effort drew little support from Democrats, let alone Republicans, making the process unlikely to advance soon.