June 22, 2021

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Live Updates: Biden weighs in on Trump impeachment, says Dems won’t have the votes to convict – Fox News

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President Joe Biden said in an interview Monday that it seems Democrats will be unable to convict former President Trump — once again — during an impeachment trial.

His comments are a likely blow for Democrats and come as House Democrats presented an article of impeachment to the Senate Monday night.

FAST FACTS

    • Trump will stand trial weeks after the House voted to impeach him on a single count of “incitement of insurrection.”
    • The trial itself is slated to begin on Tuesday, Feb. 9, weeks after Trump’s final day in office.

Republican denunciations of Trump have cooled since the Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol. Instead, Republicans are presenting a tangle of legal arguments against the legitimacy of the trial and questioning whether Trump’s repeated demands to overturn Joe Biden’s election really amounted to incitement.

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