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US Capitol Invasion: Why Senate May Not Impeach Trump Before Biden’s Inauguration

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has given reasons why the Senate might not be able to impeach President Donald Trump before incoming president Joe Biden’s inauguration on Jan. 20.

Barely six days to the expiration of President Donald Trump tenure, he was impeached by the House of Representative after a debate on the article of impeachment ready by the Speaker, Nancy Pelosi.

Trump becomes the first American President to be impeached twice. The final vote was 232 to 197 with 10 House Republicans supporting his impeachment.

“There is simply no chance that a fair or serious trial could conclude before President-elect Biden is sworn in next week,” McConnell said in a statement shared on Twitter.

“Even if the Senate process were to begin this week and move promptly, no final verdict would be reached until after President Trump had left office.

“This is not a decision I am making; it is a fact,” he wrote.

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