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  • I'm not gonna be telling you when it is going, but we're we're ready.

  • House Speaker Nancy Pelosi kept the plans to begin the Senate impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump close to the vest on Thursday, saying she'd consult with her fellow Democrats in the two chambers of Congress, both of which they now control.

  • We will be in the number few days when I'll be talking with the managers as to when, Ah, the Senate will be ready for the trial of the then president of the United States for his role in instigating an insurrection, a source familiar with the planning said.

  • Pelosi could send the article of impeachment to the Senate as early as Friday.

  • The single article charges Trump with inciting the January 6th attack on the U.

  • S Capitol in a failed attempt to prevent Congress from formally certifying President Joe.

  • Biden's victory.

  • Case, Pelosi said, was cut and dried.

  • He showed a path to the capital and the lawlessness took place a direct connection in one day over and above all of the other states statements he had made before the House voted last week to make Trump the first president in US history to be impeached two times.

  • Now it's up to the Senate to decide whether Trump is guilty of the impeachment charge and whether to block him from seeking office ever again.

  • While the Democrats narrowly took control of the Senate on Wednesday, at least two thirds of the 100 senators are required to convict Trump.

  • That is nothing but the politics of resentment and retribution.

  • Some Senate Republicans have argued that Congress should not put a former president on trial and that doing so will further divide the country.

  • No, Pelosi disagreed.

  • Just because he's now gone, Thank God you don't say to a president.

  • Do whatever you want in the last months of your administration.

  • You're gonna get a get out of jail card free because people think we should make nice, nice and forget.

  • The people died here on January 6.

  • I think that would be, uh, harmful to unity.

  • Under Senate rules, the trial would start a day after the House delivered the article of impeachment.

I'm not gonna be telling you when it is going, but we're we're ready.

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Pelosi weighs timing of Trump impeachment trial

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    林宜悉 posted on 2021/01/25
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