The United States, US, Senate Majority Leader, Mitch McConnell, has ruled out the possibility of the completion of a Senate impeachment trial for President Donald Trump, before President-elect, Joe Biden’s inauguration, on January 20, Page 36 learnt.
His words on Twitter: “There is simply no chance that a fair or serious trial could conclude before President-elect Biden is sworn-in next week.
“Even if the Senate process were to begin this week, and move promptly, no final verdict would be reached until after President Trump had left Office.
“This is not a decision I am making; it is a fact.”
He went on to suggest that the Congress spends the next week “focused on facilitating a safe inauguration, and an orderly transfer of power to the incoming Biden administration”.
His comments come after the House of Representatives voted to impeach President Trump, for inciting last week’s deadly Capitol siege, triggering a Senate trial.
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