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Impeachment Trial Could Complicate Democratic Senators’ US Presidential Bids

Democratic U.S. senators vying for the party’s 2020 presidential nomination face the increasing likelihood of being tethered to Washington for President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial just as they need to ramp up efforts in early-voting states.With the U.S. House of Representatives set to vote on Thursday on next steps in the impeachment probe, lawmakers there anticipate the investigation could wrap up by year’s end or early 2020, at which point the process will move to the Senate.Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican, has said a trial requiring the presence of the full Senate could take place six days a …read more

Source:: Voice of America



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