Although Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has pledged to run for impeachment in the Senate if the House moves against President Trump, a new Kentucky Republican election announcement makes it clear that he has no hesitation in supporting him.  In a short video, McConnell accuses Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi of being "in the clutches of the left mafia", pushing her to impeach the president, promising to get in her way. 19659004] “You all know your Constitution. The impeachment is that the Senate majority is with me as the majority leader, "he states.
He closes by saying," But I need your help, "as he asks to donate to the campaign. Marine veterans Amy McGrath and Mike Broch & # 39; are one of the Democrats currently vying for the chance to face McConnell in 2020.
While the main one is far from settled, McConnell's announcement indicates that in the current impeachment campaign he intends to protect Trump from Democrats' efforts him, even before he was
McConnell's support was not necessarily questioned, but several GOP senators have lately opposed the president over his now public request for Ukraine to "study" Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and his son, Hunter
Sen. Mitt Romney, Utah, said Trump displayed "horrific" behavior by asking foreign governments to investigate political soup in the country, with criticism intensified after Trump made a similar request to China during a session with reporters. rnyka. Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, said it was "absolutely inappropriate" for Trump to ask China to investigate the applications.
If the House votes in favor of Trump's impeachment, the case will go to the Senate ̵
In an interview with CNBC last week, McConnell acknowledged that "there would be nothing other than to accept it" if The Chamber will approve the articles of impeachment. But he added the caveat: "How much time you have on this is a completely different matter."
McConnell's chances of being noticed went up over the weekend, according to Fox, a senior member of the Democratic Caucus House. The news, in their view, is currently enough for Democrats to support impeachment to get the required majority of chambers to pass impeachment articles. The senior member was based on this belief by 227 Democrats in the House who expressed support for the impeachment investigation.
Democrats investigating Trump have previously focused their efforts on suspicion that he was obstructing justice, trying to thwart an investigation into Russian election interference. . Pelosi restrained impeachment for months, but was eventually swayed after a violent complaint accused Trump of pressuring President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky through a potential Biden probe.
On Sunday, prosecuting lawyers confirmed that they also represented the second culprit. with information that confirms the original complaint.
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Trump denied wrongdoing while exposing the applicants' criticism.
"Biden's family was paid Fake news should cease to be justified for being totally unjustified," he tweeted over the weekend.
Leland Wittert and Melissa Leon contributed to this report.