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McConnell: If House Impeaches President Trump, Senate Must Have Trial

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) on Friday said that if the House of Representatives were to impeach President Trump, the Senate “has no choice” and would have to go to trial right away.

McConnell told NPR on Friday that “if the House were to act, the Senate immediately goes into a trial.”

In order for the Senate to convict President Trump, 20 Republican Senators would have to vote to impeach Trump along with the 47 Democrats (including Independents who caucus with Dems) in order to reach the 2/3 majority.

At the time of this publication, 12 House Democrats do not support impeachment proceedings.

The Democrats still have not specifically named a crime that President Trump has committed.

Read the full story from The Gateway Pundit

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