Former US president Donald Trump’s historic second impeachment trial will force the Senate to decide whether to convict him of incitement of insurrection after a violent mob of his supporters laid siege to the US Capitol on January 6.
President Joe Biden has laid out his case for moving fast and without Republicans, if necessary, to pass his 1.9 trillion dollars coronavirus relief package.
Three new senators have been sworn into office after President Joe Biden’s inauguration, securing the majority for Democrats in the Senate.
Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell has said the mob that stormed the Capitol was “fed lies” by US President Donald Trump.
Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell has blocked a quick impeachment trial for President Donald Trump but has not ruled out voting to convict him.