Biden urges Senate to juggle Trump’s impeachment trial

President-elect Joe Biden implored senators to manage their time as they prepare for President Trump’s impeachment trial.

Biden described Trump’s second impeachment by the House, 232 Democrats to 197 Republicans, as a “bipartisan” exercise of constitutional power to “hold the president accountable” after the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol by Trump loyalists.

“This nation also remains in the grip of a deadly virus and a reeling economy. I hope that the Senate leadership will find a way to deal with their Constitutional responsibilities on impeachment while also working on the other urgent business of this nation,” Biden said Wednesday in a statement.

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