45 Republican Senators vote against Trump impeachment trial, say it’s unconstitutional

Forty-five Republican senators voted against holding an impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump over his remarks at the U.S. Capitol, saying it would be unconstitutional to impeach a former president.

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House formally sends impeachment to Senate, putting Trump on trial for Capitol riot

House Democrats on Monday sent to the Senate their single impeachment article against former President Trump, officially putting the former president on trial for his role in the deadly mob attack on the Capitol earlier in the month.

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Democrats, 10 Republicans vote for 2nd impeachment of Trump

Democrats in the House of Representatives, joined by ten Republicans, voted to impeach President Donald Trump for a second time, in a 232–197 vote on Jan. 13. The single article of impeachment alleges that the president incited an insurrection that resulted in the breach of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.

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McConnell won’t agree to reconvene Senate early for impeachment trial

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s (R-Ky.) office told Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer’s (D-N.Y.) staff on Wednesday that the GOP will not agree to reconvene the Senate before Jan. 19 to allow an impeachment trial while President Trump is still in office.

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McConnell believes impeachment push will help rid Trump from the GOP, but has not said if he will vote to convict

Washington (CNN) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has indicated that he believes that impeaching President Donald Trump will make it easier to get rid of the President and Trumpism from the Republican Party, according to a source with knowledge of the matter.

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