The looming Senate impeachment trial is a major test for both Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellRatcliffe nomination puts Susan Collins in tough spot Sessions to face Tuberville in Alabama GOP Senate runoff NC Democrat Cal Cunningham set to face Tillis in November MORE (R-Ky.) and Minority Leader Charles SchumerCharles (Chuck) Ellis SchumerSenators urge British Parliament to reject Huawei from 5G networks Overnight Energy: Lawmakers clamor to add provisions to fast-moving energy bill | EPA board questions replacement of Obama-era emissions rule | Dem senator asks watchdog to investigate two EPA rules Lawmakers clamor to add provisions to fast-moving energy bill MORE (D-N.Y.) as they square off in what could be the most defining battle on Capitol Hill this year before the 2020 election.The stakes for McConnell and Schumer, who have been longtime political adversaries, are high.In 1999, Democrats scored a big victory in President Clinton’s impeachment trial by convincing a handful of Republicans to cross the aisle and vote against the two articles of impeachment passed by the House. Ten Republicans voted against Article I charging Clinton with perjury and five Republicans voted against Article II charging the president with obstruction of justice.Tom HarkinThomas (Tom) Richard HarkinTrump’s trial… Read full this story
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