“We will take the vote we need to take in Parliament and (House Speaker Nancy Pelosi) will determine when is the best time to get this vote and appoint governors and pass this legislation to the Senate,” Clayburn told Jake Tapper. on CNN in The State of the Union.
“It happens that if it hasn’t gone there for 100 days, it could – let’s give President-elect Biden the 100 days he needs to put his agenda on hold, and maybe send the articles sometime after that, “added the South Carolina Democrat.
Pelosi said Friday that Democrats are ready to move forward this week with Trump̵
Cliburn’s comments come as Democrats struggle over how Trump’s impeachment could affect Biden’s early days for a second time as he works to approve Senate administration appointments and address legislative priorities as another package. to relieve the coronavirus.
Earlier, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made it clear that even if the House impeach Trump in the coming days, the Senate will not return to session before Jan. 19. This will start the process on January 20 – the date of Biden’s opening.
From then on, the Senate became largely incapable of any action other than the trial until its completion, as was evident during Trump’s first impeachment trial.
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