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US House speaker, Senate leader spar over Trump trial


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WASHINGTON: US House
Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell sparred on
Monday over the ground rules for President Donald Trump’s trial in the Senate
on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.

Pelosi, the speaker of
the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives, said she is not yet ready
to name her team for Trump’s trial in the Republican-majority Senate.

“The House cannot
choose our impeachment managers until we know what sort of trial the Senate
will conduct,” Pelosi said on Twitter.

House managers will
prosecute the case against Trump in the Senate in a trial expected to begin in
January. Trump’s Republicans have a 53-47 …read more

Source:: The Frontier Post

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