What Will Happen At The Senate Impeachment Trial ?
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer urged Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to hold a “fair trial” of President Donald Trump if the House of Representatives votes to impeach him as expected. Schumer said he sent a letter to McConnell on Sunday outlining rules on witnesses and documents that he said would ensure senators can make a “fully informed decision” on whether to convict or acquit Trump of the charges included in the articles of impeachment. McConnell has said he plans to take his cues from the White House on how to conduct the trial, in the video “WATCH: Schumer calls for ‘fair’ trial of Trump after impeachment vote“, below:
The House of Representatives is expected to vote on two articles of impeachment against President Trump on Wednesday, as leaders begin preparing for a Senate trial. CBS News correspondents Nancy Cordes and Paula Reid join CBSN for a closer look, in the video “House prepares for Wednesday impeachment vote“, below:
Even though it was 23:17, It’s A Go On Impeachment of Donald Trump, the White House is looking forward to the trial in the Senate where the Republicans hold the power. Minority leader Chuck Schumer sent a letter to the majority leader Mitch McConnell, outlining his request for the senate trial:
I. Democrats want to see these witnesses called during the senate impeachment trial during the week of January 6, 2020:
- Mick Mulvaney, acting White House chief of staff
- John Bolton, former national security adviser
- Michael Duffey, associate director for national security
- Robert Blair, senior adviser to Mick Mulvaney
II. with proposed rules, listed below:
- each side given maximum of 24 hrs to present case
- each side allowed maximum of 4 hrs per witness
III. Thus far, White House had not allowed witnesses above to testify and various documentations to be provided.
IV. The White House wants to see witnesses such as the whistleblower(s) and Bidens
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) tells CNN’s John Berman why it is important for Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to allow testimony of four witnesses who did not testify during the House impeachment inquiry, in the video “Schumer wants McConnell to allow these witnesses to testify in Senate impeachment trial“, below:
The battle over the upcoming Senate impeachment trial of Donald Trump heats up as Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer lays out a plan in a letter to Senator Mitch McConnell, calling to hear from first-hand witnesses who did not cooperate with the House investigation, in the video “Sen. Schumer Offers Opening Bid In Senate Impeachment Trial Talks, Deadline, MSNBC“, below:
House Democrats are preparing for a historic vote to formally impeach President Trump on Wednesday. The House Judiciary Committee released a 658-page report on the impeachment, laying out the case from both Democrats and Republicans. Nancy Cordes reports, in the video “Democrats planning ahead for Senate impeachment trial“, below:
House Rules Committee will hold a meeting on Tuesday night, December 17, 2019, to lay all the procedures for the full House vote on Wednesday, December 18, 2019.
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