Listen: Pelosi Sets a Departure Date for Impeachment - burst 1
"Of impeachment last month to the Senate while Democrats pressed Senate Majority Leader Mitch. McConnell to agree to have witnesses in the trial the Senate did not not agreed to have witnesses but Pelosi says compelling evidence of impeachable conduct which is enough for removal emerged in the weeks since the House voted to impeach trump. However it's not clear whether Pelosi's effort to withhold the articles will actually change the trajectory of the Senate's trial the house still L. needs to pass a resolution naming petri managers before the articles are formerly sent to the Senate in the Senate will also take procedural steps before the trial gets underway Republicans believe trump could be acquitted in the Senate in time for his February fourth state of the Union address? That will give trump a major platform to tout the trial's outcome before a nationally televised audience. That's according to GOP sources who are involved in the planning. That state of the Union address also comes one one day. After the Iowa caucuses for the five Democratic senators running for president. The impeachment process complicates a time that would normally find them. Camped camped out in Iowa. Candidates like Amy Klobuchar plan to use their surrogates to get the message out in might even scape into some campaign events while in Washington for the the trial in anticipation for the Senate impeachment trial closure even fast forwarded her plan to visit all ninety nine counties in Iowa she pulled off the full grassley just before the to start twenty twenty that brings us to the point"