The discussion comes after Herrera Beutler released a statement on Friday saying Trump expressed condolences to the Mafia during a phone conversation with minority leader Kevin McCarthy.on January 6. In his opening speech on Saturday morning, Lead House Manager Jamie Raskin said the managers “are looking for the ability to take statements or subpoena other relevant documents through Zoom for less than an hour.”
Until now, the Senate was expected to do thaton whether Trump should be acquitted or convicted on charges of ‘inciting insurrection’ for his role in the Now the path could potentially take weeks, depending on what happens next.
Here’s how the trial schedule could run now. And here’s one
When will the impeachment vote take place now?
The vote to call witnesses changes the timeline of the impeachment trial. The Senate will need to provide sufficient time for each witness to be deposed, and for each party to complete the discovery before giving any testimony. That could extend the process by days, weeks, or even months, depending on the number of witnesses called and documents subpoenaed.
Any extension of the length of the process could also potentially delay negotiations and a vote, including one and Congressional Democrats aim to pass the bill in the Senate before distributions expire on March 14. If that works, it would House committees have gotten used to it this week van Biden’s bill while the Senate focused on the process.
One option is for Senate Leader Chuck Schumer, Majority Leader, to establish a trial committee to pass statements, thereby
Senate to continue with Otherwise, the rescue package and can be delayed for weeks or months while the trial continues.
a formal request from House managers to testify. They could still decide to sue him. Calling former Vice President Mike Pence as a witness is another possible step. It is not clear whether the Democrats would follow either direction.
Ahead of Saturday’s scheduled curveball, the trial was on track to be the shortest impeachment procedure ever for a US president. Trump’s first trial, in 2019, lasted 21 days. President Bill Clinton’s trial lasted 37 days; President Andrew Johnson’s lasted 83 days. Trump is the first US president to be impeached twice.
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