: :inin Kyiv (EET)

In Senate deal, Trump impeachment trial put off until early February

The charge stems from Trump’s incendiary speech to supporters before they stormed the Capitol on Jan 6. (AP pic)WASHINGTON: The leaders of the US Senate agreed on Friday to push back former President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial by two weeks, giving the chamber more time to focus on President Joe Biden’s legislative agenda and Cabinet nominees before turning to the contentious showdown over Trump.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, a Democrat, said the trial is set to begin during the week of Monday Feb 8, an arrangement praised by the chamber’s top Republican, Mitch McConnell.
The House of Representatives is due to …read more

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