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Nadler: Trump will do everything to make sure 2020 is 'not a fair election'

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold NadlerJerrold (Jerry) Lewis NadlerPelosi names 9 impeachment managers Republicans gauge support for Trump impeachment Clyburn blasts DeVos and Chao for 'running away' from 25th Amendment fight MORE (D-N.Y.) said Sunday that President TrumpDonald TrumpCIA chief threatened to resign over push to install Trump loyalist as deputy: report Azar in departure letter says Capitol riot threatens to 'tarnish' administration's accomplishments Justice Dept. argues Trump should get immunity from rape accuser's lawsuit MORE would push to make the 2020 election unfair if he is acquitted of articles of impeachment in Congress.

"The president, based on his past performance, he will do everything he can to make it not a fair election," Nadler said on NBC's "Meet the Press."

"And that is part of what gives us the urgency to proceed with this impeachment," he added. 

House members and Senators will have to decide "in the face of an abundance of uncontested evidence" whether "the president poses a threat to our election," Nadler said. 

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"Are they going to be patriots, or are they going to be partisans?" he asked. 

"This is a matter of urgency to deal with because we have to make sure the next election is conducted with integrity and without foreign interference," he added. 

The Judiciary Committee will hold an impeachment hearing Monday. 

Nadler did not give a definitive time frame for when the House will vote on articles of impeachment. 

Spokespeople for the White House and Trump campaign were not immediately available to respond to Nadler's comments.