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After Lengthy Rules Debate, Trump Impeachment Trial Moves to Opening Statements


After a marathon day spent debating the rules for U.S. President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, the U.S. Senate will convene Wednesday to hear the first day of opening arguments from a group of House of Representatives members making the case Trump should be removed from office.Just before 2 a.m. on Capitol Hill, the Senate voted along party lines 53-47 to adopt the set of rules put forth by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.That vote followed a series of debates about amendments offered by the minority Democrats on whether to subpoena documents and testimony from Trump administration officials whose requested appearances before …read more

Source:: Voice of America

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