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Just five GOP senators vote Trump impeachment trial is constitutional

The Senate sent a strong signal Tuesday that there are not nearly enough votes to convict President Trump in an impeachment trial when only five GOP senators rejected an effort by Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) to declare the looming trial unconstitutional.
Just five GOP senators vote Trump impeachment trial is constitutional
1 month agoWashington, United States

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Just five GOP senators vote Trump impeachment trial is constitutional

Just five GOP senators vote Trump impeachment trial is constitutional

1 month ago|Washington, United States

The Senate sent a strong signal Tuesday that there are not nearly enough votes to convict President Trump in an impeachment trial when only five GOP senators rejected an effort by Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) to declare the looming trial unconstitutional.

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