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Posted By: Imright, 10/22/2019 5:36:07 PM

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told reporters he has no control over how long the Senate would take to conclude a trial if the House votes to impeach President Trump.“I have no idea how long this will go on,” said the Kentucky Republican.McConnell’s words appear to contradict a suggestion he made last month when he said that while the Senate would have to take up impeachment, “how long you are on it is a different matter.”If the House passes articles of impeachment, the Senate would have to follow existing rules for conducting the trial unless 100 senators agreed to change the rules.The trial would take place every afternoon except Sunday,

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Reply 1 - Posted by: dwa 10/22/2019 5:43:12 PM (No. 214734)
McConnell cannot be trusted.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: HammerDax56 10/22/2019 5:52:52 PM (No. 214738)
Flimsy Graham cannot be trusted. In too deep.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: 2assume 10/22/2019 5:57:11 PM (No. 214740)
I don’t trust any of them. To much dirt on all of them. I will not assume that the senate does the right thing, they have betrayed us to many times. I hope every evil thing they have done to Trump is done to them. I pray that God sends his angels to help Trump to save us from this lunacy
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Jethro bo 10/22/2019 5:57:22 PM (No. 214741)
Rope a dope. One might not be able to change the rules of the actual trial, but discovery might be another matter. Especially given the Dems have attempted dark op coup. And drag it out until right before the elections. Make sure people remember the pain the Democrats have inflicted because of this.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: ZeldaFitzg 10/22/2019 5:59:55 PM (No. 214742)
#4 is right. They will drag it out as close to the election as possible.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 10/22/2019 6:03:24 PM (No. 214743)
McConnell is clever. Best head fake I have seen from him in a long time.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: MFM 10/22/2019 6:05:02 PM (No. 214745)
It seems as though Mitch is threatening now he will in the endl bring the votes necessary to remove POTUS from office, that said, they can't really believe there will be a republican party left after they do this, or do they even care? The ONLY thing holding up investigations and convictions is Mitch, Graham AND Burr and more then a few other RINO clowns as they were all involved with McCain and the dossier, nothing more than show me your hand poker going on right now.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Ming 10/22/2019 6:10:38 PM (No. 214749)
This is all Kabuki theater, and President Trump wins a second term by a greater margin than Reagan v. Mondale.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: JediJerry 10/22/2019 6:14:01 PM (No. 214752)
Judas McConnell is a low life snake in the grass and you know he is a deep state Rino under pressure from Peter Tasty and other slithering vermine in the senate to take down Trump. Yes we know if he chooses to do so the impeachment can be killed in the senate in mere minutes. But he has to prove republicans can govern in a bipartisan manner so he will actually send it to trial.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: lisa belanger 10/22/2019 6:19:46 PM (No. 214757)
if impeachd mean the election 2016 is annulled that gives us nancy pelosi for president...i am so disgusted romney, burr, lindsey, they are all in and the sh.....t shiff will hit the fan warren will not be pres. hillary will run and bloomberg...can you believe this
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Reply 11 - Posted by: udanja99 10/22/2019 6:19:53 PM (No. 214758)
Why should the Senate Republicans follow “existing rules” if the House demonrats aren’t doing it? Mitch should just declare that anything coming out of the House is unconstitutional and DOA.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: stablemoney 10/22/2019 6:23:44 PM (No. 214760)
McConnell sits on the Senate Intelligence SSCI, knew all about the coup attempt on Trump, participated or acquiesced as he is no Trumper. McConnell is up to his ears in China corruption and payoffs. The FBI and CIA have something on Graham. McConnell and Graham were talking tough, now suddenly are piping like weasels. To impeach Trump would bring the Republican Party to an end. I do not think any Trump supporter would go to the polls to vote for any Republican that participated in impeaching Trump. The Senate has done nothing, and I hope get what is rightfully coming to them for it.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: bighambone 10/22/2019 6:42:47 PM (No. 214779)
President Trump has been outing what has been considered to be DC UniParty privilege that has been going on for many years, that Americans who reside outside the DC beltway consider to be nepotistic corruption. As we can see the UniParty does not like that one bit, notice that none of the wimpy Republicans are pushing for the Bidens to be investigated for obvious nepotistic corruption in involving their activities in China, Ukraine, and other places. The UniParty certainly is not happy about Trump, outing their money making corrupt activities. So if this matter gets to the Senate what will happen is a crapshoot, but the wimpy Republicans know they have to be very cleaver in their attempts to remove from Trump from office, as they certainly have the potential to end their political careers by crashing and burning by going along with the Democrats.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: America Rising 2020 10/22/2019 7:02:14 PM (No. 214799)
BS sure to wear your best dress
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Reply 15 - Posted by: volksford 10/22/2019 8:43:52 PM (No. 214847)
This whole impeachment move may be the smartest move the dems could make. If the rinos sell out our President, the Republican party is TOAST. Not that Schiff is that bright but even stupid asshats can luck out now and then.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: jschiraldi 10/22/2019 10:51:36 PM (No. 214926)
The only trial there is going to be is Sen. McConnell's trial for cowardice. You better get your head screwed on right.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: judy 10/23/2019 4:11:04 AM (No. 215041)
It will last until 2020.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: mifla 10/23/2019 4:47:04 AM (No. 215050)
If the Constitution is not followed by the House during the impeachment process, McConnell should send it back to the House and tell them to try again, this time following the law.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: The Remnants 10/23/2019 5:50:13 AM (No. 215068)
Ladies and Gentlemen, I present to you: The Swamp
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