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U.S. Senate Republican leadership weighs possible start of impeachment trial

14 Jan 2021 / 00:24 H.

    WASHINGTON, Jan 13 (Reuters) - Republican leadership in the U.S. Senate is mulling the possibility of beginning an impeachment trial of President Donald Trump as early as Friday if the House of Representatives approves one article of impeachment, according to a source.

    The senior Senate Republican aide, who asked not to be identified, stressed that no decisions had yet been made on whether to take that step.

    (Reporting by Richard Cowan)

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