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Mitch McConnell Drafts ‘Kill Switch' Resolution To Halt Trump Trial If Democrats Try To Drag Out


Added 01-21-20 11:02:02am EST - “Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is reportedly preparing a "kill switch" to quickly dismiss the articles of impeachment if Democrats appear ready to drag out the trial of President Trump. In a resolution McConnell has readied,…” - Thegatewaypundit.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Thegatewaypundit.com: “Mitch McConnell Drafts 'Kill Switch' Resolution To Halt Trump Trial If Democrats Try To Drag Out”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley told Axios: “I am familiar with the resolution as it stood a day or two ago. My understanding is that the resolution will give the president’s team the option to either move to judgment or to move to dismiss at a meaningful time.”

He added that he would be “very, very surprised” if the final resolution did not include the option to dismiss the articles quickly.

Hawley added that in the most recent draft of the organizing resolution he saw there was an option for the president’s counsel to make a motion in multiple places, including at the beginning of the proceedings.

A Republican leadership aide responded: “The White House has the right to make motions under the regular order, including a motion to dismiss, right after the resolution is adopted because a motion to dismiss is a motion permitted by the impeachment rule.

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