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Early Procedural Test Shows Where Senate GOP May Stand On Convicting Trump

1 month ago   |   By NPR

Sen. Rand Paul forced a vote on whether the Constitution allows the Senate to try a former president. Ahead of the trial it could indicate how many Republicans are open to voting to convict Trump.
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Rand Paul to force vote on constitutionality of Trump impeachment trial

Rand Paul to force vote on constitutionality of Trump impeachment trial

1 month ago   |   By Politico

GOP Sen. Rand Paul will force a vote Tuesday on whether putting a former president on trial for impeachment charges is constitutional.
Paul's effort reflects the widespread belief among Republicans that the Senate should not hold an impeachment trial for former President Donald Trump because he is now a private citizen and therefore is not subject to the punishment of removal from office.
The Kentucky Republican plans to raise a point of order with the Senate parliamentarian Tuesday afternoon, just moments before senators are set to be sworn in for Trump's second impeachment trial. His...
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