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McConnell says he hasn't ruled out convicting Trump in Senate trial

8 days ago   |   By Politico

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told Republican colleagues on Wednesday that he had yet to make up his mind on the fate of President Donald Trump, ahead of a House vote to impeach the president later in the day.
“While the press has been full of speculation, I have not made a final decision on how I will vote and I intend to listen to the legal arguments when they are presented to the Senate,” McConnell wrote in a letter.
Though McConnell's statement gives no indication which way he will eventually decide, the fact that the top Republican in the Senate would not rule out convicting...
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McConnell Says He Can't Bring Senate Back Early

McConnell Says He Can't Bring Senate Back Early

8 days ago   |   By Newser

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell isn't planning to bring the Senate back early to kick President Trump out of office early. Ahead of the expected House vote Wednesday to impeach the president for a second time, McConnell's office informed Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer's office that he would not reconvene...
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Lindsey Graham, who denounced Trump after the Capitol siege, opposes impeachment and implies Mitch McConnell is 'making the problem worse'

Lindsey Graham, who denounced Trump after the Capitol siege, opposes impeachment and implies Mitch McConnell is 'making the problem worse'

8 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham blasted the House impeachment effort against President Donald Trump on Wednesday, and appeared to slight Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for his rumored support of the process.
"The House impeachment process seeks to legitimize a snap impeachment totally void of due process. No hearings. No witnesses. It is a rushed process that, over time, will become a threat to future presidents," Graham said in a statement. "As to Senate leadership, I fear they are making the problem worse, not better."
Though Graham did not mention McConnell...
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