WASHINGTON: U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has said the trial of former President Donald Trump, accused of inciting a coup, will begin next month.
According to the international news agency, the Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi has informed the Senate that the documents related to the impeachment will be received on Monday after which the trial phase will be taken forward under the Senate rules.
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Nancy Pelosi added that the impeachment hearing in the Senate on the supporters’ attack on Capitol Hill as a result of “inciting revolt” against the former president should begin next month.
The House had on January 13 approved the impeachment of the former president by a vote of 232 to 197. Thousands of supporters stormed the congressional building after Trump’s January 7 speech, killing five people and members hiding under a desk.
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It should be noted that an impeachment motion has been filed against President Trump before, but due to the Republican majority in the Senate, he was acquitted of all charges, but this time the matter may be reversed.