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Durbin says Trump impeachment trial 'unresolved,' but calls it a 'priority'

Added 01-21-21 11:29:02am EST - “Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin on Thursday said he expects the House may send the article of impeachment to the Senate in "a day or two," maintaining that a trial for former President Donald Trump is? "a priority."” - Foxnews.com

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Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin on Thursday said he expects the House may send the article of impeachment to the Senate in "a day or two," maintaining that a trial for former President Donald Trump is "a priority."

"The president needs to be held accountable," Durbin told reporters Thursday. "That is just the reality."

Last week, the House made history, voting to impeach Trump for a second time — this time for inciting insurrection ahead of the Jan. 6 Capitol riot, which left five people dead, including a Capitol Police officer, after pro-Trump protesters stormed the Capitol during a joint session of Congress to certify the results of the presidential election.

"They will be sending it over to us in a day or two, I imagine," Durbin said, while admitting the timeline is "unresolved." "We have to decide how to work it into a very busy calendar, but it is a priority."

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