Schumer vows to move forward with Trump trial despite setback


Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) vowed on Wednesday to move forward with former President Trump’s second impeachment trial even as Republicans appear poised to acquit him.

“I would simply say to all of my colleagues make no mistake, there will be a trial, and the evidence against the former president will be presented in living color for the nation and every one of us to see once again,” Schumer said from the Senate floor.

“No one will be able to avert their gaze from what Mr. Trump said and did and the consequences of his actions. ... We will all watch what happened. We will listen to what happened and then we will vote,” he said.

Schumer’s comments come after 45 Republicans backed an effort to deem Trump’s... (Read more)

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