January 9, 2020 / 3:27 PM / 10 days ago

McConnell says U.S. Senate to move on unless House sends impeachment articles

WASHINGTON, Jan 9 (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate will move forward with its own legislative agenda next week unless it receives articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Thursday.

“There’s real business for the American people that the United States Senate needs to complete. If the speaker continues to refuse to take her own accusations to trial, the Senate will move forward next week with the business of our people,” McConnell said on the Senate floor. (Reporting by David Morgan Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)

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