The Senate sat in judgment of President Andrew Johnson for longer than two months in 1868. More than a hundred years later, in early 1999, it spent more than a month hearing the evidence against, and defense of, President Bill Clinton.
Some conservatives now call for Senate Republicans to stop a potential impeachment trial of President Donald Trump in its tracks.
On the left, some expressed fear that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., simply would block a trial—similar to how the Senate never considered President Barack Obama’s Supreme Court nominee in 2016.
McConnell said last week that Senate rules require him to hold a trial if the House impeaches Trump.
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