Skip to comments.BREAKING: Senate Majority Leader McConnell Lays Out Ground Rules for Trump's Impeachment Trial
Posted on 01/20/2020 3:38:13 PM PST by jazusamo
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) on Monday released a resolution laying out the ground rules for President Donald Trump's impeachment trial.
Trump's team and the House of Representatives have until 9 a.m. on Wednesday to file any motions. The exception being motions to subpoena witnesses or documents. All responses filed to any motions have to be in by 11 a.m. on Wednesday.
The trial will begin at 1 p.m. on Wednesday. The House will have two days to make their case for impeachment but their time allotment cannot exceed 24 hours. After that, Trump's legal team will be given two days to make their case and again, that cannot exceed a 24 hour time period.
Once the president's team finishes their presentation, senators can ask questions but they are limited to a 16-hour time frame. There will then be a 4-hour argument split between the House and Trump's team. Deliberation will follow. At that time the Senate will decide whether or not to subpoena witnesses or documents.
If the Senate decides to allow either side to subpoena witnesses, the witnesses will undergo a deposition and then the Senate will decide if those witnesses will testify.
Once the deliberations are concluded the Senate will vote on each individual article of impeachment.
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in before the condemnation.
Sounds like its going to be short and done.
Me too, my FRiend! Good to “see” you! :^)
I better hear liberals complaining about these rules, the louder the better.
Quick, done, next.
An now comes the time when Empress Pelosi realizes that she is in charge of Jack and Shiite from here on in.
Democrats will need until around November to call their witnesses.
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Just to be prepared for the never Trumpers out there I keep hearing according to the Constitution it was a crime for Trump to withhold funds to the Ukraine. Based on what? Is he prohibited from delaying moneys appropriated by the House?
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And regardless of what happens the Democrats will piss and moan for at least 25 years...
These fools are forgetting that the all loved Billy Jeff Clinton signed an agreement with the Ukraine about investigating Corruption.
So Trump would have be guilty under that standard if he didn’t ask to have this looked at regardless of who was involved.
I’ve read some of that and believe it’s total BS, liars are coming out of the woodwork.
“”””” After that, Trump’s legal team will be given two days to make their case and again, that cannot exceed a 24 hour time period.””””””””
I know just the lawyer for this part and it sure won’t take him 24 hours;
The font is so small I cant read it.
LOL....... Get you some magnifying eyewear
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I actually voted for him TO WITHOLD FUNDS, from corrupt bastards.
It also is his duty, in fact it was never Ukraine’s money, its ours.
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