the U.S. Senate passed a resolution that defines the rules of consideration of the announcement of impeachment of President Donald Trump.
To make the document, members of the US Senate, it took about 13 hours, during which they discussed the many amendments to it. However, all the proposals of the Democrats that the Republican majority in the upper house of Congress rejected, reports “Interfax”.
In the end, the resolution suggests that the team of trump, and the so-called managers of the impeachment will have three days to provide all of the evidence. Then the senators can in writing ask questions and start debate. According to their results, it will become clear whether the senators to invite any witnesses.
According to the Senate minority leader, Democrat Chuck Schumer, approved the document will lead to a “hasty trial under the cover of night with not enough evidence”. However, the Senate majority leader, Republican Mitch McConnell, on the contrary, I am sure that the senators approved the “fair plan of action”.
Democrats began impeachment proceedings against trump in September 2019. The occasion was the conversation of the President of the United States with his Ukrainian counterpart, during which a Tram was allegedly called Vladimir Zelensky to start an investigation against former Vice-President of the USA Joe Biden and his son hunter.