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Senator floats Trump censure as conviction grows not likely

Senator floats Trump censure as conviction grows not likely

Politics
Through Mary Clare Jalonick and Lisa Mascaro | Related Press WASHINGTON — Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine stated Wednesday that he’s discussing with colleagues whether or not a censure answer to sentence former President Donald Trump for his function within the fatal Jan. 6 assault at the Capitol may well be a substitute for impeachment, even because the Senate proceeds with an ordeal. Senate Majority Chief Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., has stated the impeachment trial will transfer ahead. However Kaine’s proposal is an acknowledgement that the Senate is not likely to convict Trump of inciting the rebellion, a troubling prospect for plenty of lawmakers who imagine Trump will have to be held responsible come what may for the Capitol assault. If he had been convicted, the Senate may just then cling a ...