U.S. Senate Approves Trump Impeachment Trial Rules

Breitbart | 1/22/2020 | Staff
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The U.S. Senate voted in the early hours of Wednesday to approve the rules for President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial.

After U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts convened the proceedings on Tuesday, the two sides began more than 12 hours of heated debate over Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s proposed rules for the trial before his outline was finally approved, solidly rejecting Democratic demands for more witnesses to support their case.

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The Senate voted along party lines 53-47 to adopt the trial plan, which allows opening arguments from House lawmakers prosecuting the case to begin later in the day.

“It’s about time we bring this power trip in for a landing,” said White House counsel Pat Cipollone, the president’s lead lawyer, lashing out at the House Democrats prosecuting the case.


“It’s a farce,”...
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