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GOP largely sides against holding Trump impeachment trial

1 month ago   |   By Star Tribune

All but five Senate Republicans voted in favor of an effort to dismiss Donald Trump's historic second impeachment trial on Tuesday, making clear a conviction of the former president for "incitement of insurrection" after the deadly Capitol siege on Jan. 6 is unlikely.
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Oregon GOP's 'False Flag' Theory Draws a Backlash

Oregon GOP's 'False Flag' Theory Draws a Backlash

1 month ago   |   By Newser

As the Senate gears up for Donald Trump's second impeachment trial , tied to the violent Capitol riot on Jan. 6, Oregon's Republican Party has its own take on what happened that day. To wit, per the Guardian : They insist that evidence is increasingly pointing to the DC attack being a...
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Pat Toomey among 5 GOP senators voting against motion to dismiss Trump impeachment trial

1 month ago   |   By The Morning Call

Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey was one of five Republican senators joining with Democrats in rejecting a procedural vote that would have dismissed the impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump.
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GOP largely votes against holding Trump impeachment trial

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

By LISA MASCARO and MARY CLARE JALONICK
WASHINGTON - Senate Republicans voted overwhelmingly Tuesday against moving forward with Donald Trump's historic second impeachment trial, making clear a conviction of the former president for “incitement of insurrection” is unlikely.
In a 55-45 procedural vote, the Senate set aside an objection from Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul that would have declared the impeachment proceedings unconstitutional. That means the trial on Trump's impeachment, the first ever of a former president, will begin as scheduled the week of Feb. 8. The House impeached him two...
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Senate rejects GOP motion to dismiss Trump impeachment trial

1 month ago   |   By ABC

The 55-45 procedural vote shows it is unlikely there will be enough votes for conviction.
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GOP senators fail to immediately dismiss Trump's impeachment trial, but Dems face uphill battle

1 month ago   |   By NY Daily News

The amount of rank-and-file support among Republicans for the short-circuit effort spells trouble for Democrats as they seek to convict the former president of inciting this month's deadly attack on the U.S. Capitol.
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Senate rejects GOP motion to dismiss Trump impeachment trial

Senate rejects GOP motion to dismiss Trump impeachment trial

1 month ago   |   By WTAE

The Senate has rejected a Republican attempt to dismiss Donald Trump's historic second impeachment trial, a vote that allows the case on “incitement of insurrection” to move forward but also foreshadows that there may not be enough votes to convict him.
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