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Fox News: Republican leader McConnell supports the impeachment of Mr. Trump


TTO - Fox News sources said Senator McConnell, the leader of the majority in the Senate, is dissatisfied with Mr. Trump and will support the impeachment process proposed by the Democrats.
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Senator Mitch McConnell, the leader of the Republican majority in the senate, was furious after the Republican defeat in Georgia's upper house race last week, according to Fox News sources.

Mr. Trump's behavior leading to the incident at Capitol Hill on January 6 made him dissatisfied, so he would support the Democratic party's plan to impeach Mr. Trump.

It is unclear how McConnell will vote during the impeachment session of the president if Democrats in the lower house pass a resolution to impeach Mr. Trump. It is also not clear whether the Senate majority leader will vote to condemn Trump.

A source told Fox News that up to now McConnell has not decided how to deal with the impeachment of the president and has not considered it as a move with the participation of both parties. previous crime against Mr. Trump.

Yet another source told Fox News that McConnell had told his associates that impeaching Trump would help free the Republicans from Mr. Trump and his actions.

The New York Times was the first to broadcast reports that McConnell was pleased with the Democrats' proposed impeachment clause for Trump.

However, Senator McConnell's office has not responded to Fox News about his views on the presidential impeachment plan initiated by the Democratic Party.

Last week, after a chaotic event at the parliament building, Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, also the wife of Sen. McConnell, resigned to protest against Trump.

In related developments, Nancy Pelosi, chairman of the US House of Representatives and the leader of the majority in the House of Representatives, Steny Hoyer, announced that she would submit the impeachment terms of President Donald Trump to the House of Representatives for consideration in the morning of January 13. America.

This week, Democrats including Ted Lieu, David Cicilline, Jamie Raskin and Jerrold Nadler introduced impeachment terms against Trump, accusing the president of violating the oath upon taking office.