(RepublicanDaily.org) – Since the House of Representatives voted to impeach President Donald Trump on January 13, America has been waiting for the Senate to schedule his trial. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) has not yet sent the signed article of impeachment to the upper house.
For his part, Trump has yet to indicate who will provide his legal representation. On Sunday, January 17, a campaign representative reported the president has not yet made a final decision on this matter. Rudy Giuliani has claimed to be involved, though no Trump spokesperson has confirmed this.
The House Judiciary Committee has hired Barry Berke as the lead counsel for the prosecution. Berke also occupied this role during President Trump’s first impeachment hearing.
JUST IN: House Judiciary Committee rehires BARRY BERKE, a veteran of the last impeachment, as lead counsel of the current Trump impeachment trial. pic.twitter.com/ajIVqh012L
— Kyle Cheney (@kyledcheney) January 15, 2021
This is the second time the House has impeached Trump over the course of his presidency. At least 67 Senators would have to vote against him in order for the proceedings to work, so it’s hard to say how far these charges will go once they reach the Senate.
We will update you as soon as we know who the president has chosen to represent him.
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