March 3, 2021

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LIVE UPDATES: Republicans propose delaying Trump’s impeachment to February – Fox News

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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell proposed delaying former President Trump‘s impeachment trial until February so the former president’s new legal team will have time to prepare his defense.

The Democrat-led House rushed a vote last week to impeach Trump for “incitement of insurrection” after a violent mob stormed the Capitol on Jan. 6 and delayed the certification of President Biden’s electoral college win. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday she expects to transmit the article to the Senate “soon” to launch a Senate trial.

But McConnell told his GOP colleagues on a call Thursday that a two-week delay would allow Trump to ready his legal defense and ensure due process.

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