House Speaker Pelosi won’t say when she would send the Trump impeachment charge to the US Senate…
She’s talking about the big stimulus bill President Biden wants….
President Biden wants to move ahead and get his admin staff confirmed first….
Senate Minority Leader McConnell , who people where worried about looking to convict Trump?
He now wants Pelosi and new Senate Majority Leader Schumer to hold up on the trial for two weeks ….That’s February….
Trump has finally got a lawyer to defend him against the ‘insurrection’ charge from the Capitol protest that turned into a violent effort to hurt the jurors in the upcoming trial….The members of the US Senate…
Chances of a convection, which would certainly lead to a simple majority vote to forbid another Trump run for any federal office including the Presidency are low….
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday she would send the Senate an article of impeachment charging former President Donald Trump with inciting an insurrection “soon,” but Republicans are suggesting a delay until February.
“I’m not going to be telling you when it is going,” Pelosi, D-Calif., told reporters Thursday, while negotiations continued over a trial. “The other questions are about how a trial would proceed. We are ready.”
Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (Ky.) proposed on a call with Republican senators Thursday that former President Trump’s impeachment trial be delayed until February to give him enough time to mount a defense.
McConnell told colleagues that Trump should have at least as much time as the president had in previous trials, which means he would like to postpone the proceeding until the second week of February, according to Republican senators on the call.
“It would have been the 10th or 11th [of February] or somewhere in there,” said Sen. Mike Braun (R-Ind.), who said McConnell wants to give Trump the same amount of time he had to prepare for the first impeachment trial and that former President Clinton had to prepare for his 1999 impeachment trial.
Braun said McConnell’s timeline “was geared to be similar to that.”
Senators on the call also said that Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), one of Trump’s closest allies, announced that the former president had hired Butch Bowers, an attorney from South Carolina, to defend him at the Senate trial.
McConnell said Thursday that he shared his proposed timeline with Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.)….