McConnell remains undecided on convicting Trump in Senate trial


Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., told his GOP colleagues in a note Wednesday afternoon that he remains undecided on whether he’ll vote to convict the president at his upcoming impeachment trial.

“While the press has been full of speculation, I have not made a final decision on how I will vote and I intend to listen to the legal arguments when they are presented to the Senate,” McConnell said.

Simply being open to voting to convict is significant for McConnell, who denounced Trump’s first impeachment as a political exercise with “zero chance” of removing the president.

On Wednesday, 10 House Republicans voted to impeach the president as the House approved a single article of impeachment against Trump, charging him with “incitement of insurrection” for his role in the pro-Trump mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol last week. He is the first president to be impeached…

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