Impeachment live updates: Trump lashes out at Democrats, evangelical magazine as timing of Senate trial remains in limbo – The Washington Post

President Trump lashed out Friday at Democrats and an evangelical magazine that has called for his removal from office, as the timing and scope of his impeachment trial in the Senate remained in limbo and he prepared to head to Florida for the holidays.House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) is refraining from transmitting the articles of…

Impeachment live updates: Trump lashes out at Democrats, evangelical magazine as timing of Senate trial remains in limbo – The Washington Post

President Trump lashed out Friday at Democrats and an evangelical magazine that has called for his removal from office, as the timing and scope of his impeachment trial in the Senate remained in limbo and he prepared to head to Florida for the holidays.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) is refraining from transmitting the articles of impeachment to the Senate until Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) sets rules for the trial that are accepted by Senate Democrats.

Trump continued to lash out at Democrats in the wake of the move, which could push a trial centered on his conduct toward Ukraine further into an election year and deny Trump the swift acquittal his is seeking from the Republican-led Senate.

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Originally posted 2019-12-20 16:00:43.