Trump impeachment trial faces constitutional challenge from Republican senator

By David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican Senator Rand Paul on Tuesday planned to force a U.S. Senate vote on whether Donald Trump’s upcoming impeachment trial on a charge of inciting this month’s deadly Capitol siege is unconstitutional because Trump is no longer president. In an early test of the Senate’s impeachment drive, the Kentucky Republican said he would move for a vote at around 2:30 p.m. EST (1930 GMT), when lawmakers are due to be sworn in as jurors for trial proceedings that are expected to begin Feb. 9. “I think it’ll … show that more than a third of the Senate thinks t…

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