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McConnell: Democrats Don’t Have the Goods to Convict Trump

According to the Washington Examiner:

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told reporters the closed-door impeachment proceedings in the House have not produced evidence that would sway enough Republican senators to convict President Trump if he is impeached.

“How long it goes on just depends on how long the Senate wants to spend on it,” McConnell said Tuesday when asked about the length of a potential Senate trial. “I will say I’m pretty sure how it is likely to end. If it were today, I don’t think there is any question it would not lead to a removal.”

House Democrats have been conducting impeachment proceedings in a closed-door format for several weeks. On Monday, Democrats began releasing transcripts of witness depositions