: :inin Kyiv (EET)

As impeachment vote nears, Republican reveals Trump call to Capitol

Former President Donald Trump told a top congressional Republican during the deadly assault by his supporters on the Capitol last month that the mob was “more upset” about his election defeat than lawmakers, a fellow Republican said.
News of the phone call came hours before Trump’s impeachment trial was due to reconvene in the Senate on Saturday, leaving the divided chamber to decide whether to convict him on a charge he incited insurrection. At least three Democratic senators urged the House of Representatives Democrats serving as prosecutors to call witnesses who could provide details on the call.
Much of this week’s trial …read more

Source:: Gulf times