The Democratic-controlled US House of Representatives will deliver an impeachment charge against former President Donald Trump to the Senate on Monday, rejecting Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s request for a delay.
- Republicans wanted a delay to give Mr Trump more time to prepare a defence
- Mr Trump is charged with “inciting insurrection” via a rally address he gave before some of those there attacked the Capitol
- Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said it would be “a fair trial”
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, who displaced Senator McConnell as the chamber’s leader after Democrats won two Georgia runoff elections this month, announced the move on the Senate floor but did not say when Mr Trump’s second…