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The Latest: Cassidy among 6 GOP senators voting to proceed

 

February 10, 2021



WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on former President Donald Trump's second Senate impeachment trial (all times local):

5:20 p.m.

Senators in Donald Trump’s historic second impeachment trial have agreed to consider the case, rejecting an attempt by the former president’s defense team and some Republican allies to halt the trial because he is no longer in office.

The vote was 56-44 on Tuesday on the question of whether the Senate has jurisdiction and could proceed. It came after four hours of arguments from Trump’s lawyers and the Democratic impeachment managers, who are arguing that t...



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