Republican McConnell, Senate Minority Leader, proposed that Trump’s impeachment trial be postponed to February. Senate Majority Leader Democrat Schumer stated that they will consider the proposal.
US Senate Minority Leader Republican Mitch McConnell has suggested delaying former President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial in the Senate until mid-February.
In a telephone conversation with Republican senators in the Senate, McConnell stressed that former President Trump needs time for pre-trial preparation.
McConnell stated that Trump has at least as much “time to prepare for trial” as previous presidents.
“I think the sessions in question could start around the 10th or 11th of February,” Senator Mike Braun, who attended the meeting, told US media. found the assessment.
“We have received the letter from Senate leader McConnell; we will review the letter and discuss it with him,” a spokesperson for Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, who received McConnell’s proposal. made the explanation.
On the other hand, Trump reportedly hired Attorney Butch Bowers from South Carolina for the trial process in the Senate.
In the raid in the US Congress on January 6, 5 people, including one police officer, died and dozens were injured. The dismissal clause against Trump, accused by the Democrats of “incitement to rebellion,” was accepted in the vote in the House of Representatives. Whether Trump is guilty of Congress events will be decided in a vote in the Senate.