New York :
Senate Leader Mitch McConnell.
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Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell would agree to the impeachment process against Donald Trump that Democratic congressmen plan to vote on Wednesday.
According to the New York Times, the Kentucky senator believes that the outgoing president of the United States committed crimes to bring him to trial. The New York newspaper adds that McConnell would suggest that kick Trump out of the Republican Party.
The information also indicates that the Republican congressman from California, Kevin McCarthy, one of the greatest defenders of Trump in the past, would be consulting with his colleagues to demand the resignation of the president for the events related to the assault on the Capitol on January 6.
None of the Republican leaders in Senate and House of Representatives he would be pressuring other party members to vote “no” against the impeachment that the Democrats are processing.
Trump continues to downplay his role in the assault on the Capitol. The outgoing president is accused of inciting the violent takeover in order to avoid Joe Biden’s certification as president-elect of the United States.
The tycoon visited this Tuesday the border with Mexico, before leaving, declared a state of emergency in Washington to preserve security at Biden’s inauguration.