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McConnell 'can't imagine a scenario' in which Senate removes Trump


Added 11-18-19 02:57:03pm EST - “Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Monday that he can't envision any scenario in which the GOP-controlled Senate would vote to remove President Trump from office.” - Thehill.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Thehill.com: “McConnell 'can't imagine a scenario' in which Senate removes Trump”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellLawmakers skeptical of progress on spending deal as wall battle looms Impeachment battle looms over must-pass defense bill 'Saturday Night Live' presents Trump impeachment hearings with 'pizzazz' of soap opera MORE (R-Ky.) said Monday that he can't envision any scenario in which the GOP-controlled Senate would vote to remove President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump reversed course on flavored e-cigarette ban over fear of job losses: report Trump to award National Medal of Arts to actor Jon Voight Sondland notified Trump officials of investigation push ahead of Ukraine call: report MORE from office.

McConnell told reporters at a press conference in Kentucky that the ongoing impeachment inquiry would not receive the support from his party in the Senate for the president to be removed from office, USA Today reported.

“I can’t imagine a scenario under which President Trump would be removed from office with 67 votes in the Senate," the Republican Senate leader said.

Rebuking Democrats in the House for "Trump Derangement Syndrome," the Senate leader argued that impeachment would take up time that the Senate should be using for important business.

"Nothing is happening because House Democrats seized with Trump derangement syndrome are consumed with this argument with the president," McConnell said.

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