Doug Collins says he expects Trump to get better treatment at the Senate trial

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WASHINGTON – The representative of the USA UU. Doug Collins took the lead for Republicans once again when the US House UU. He debated the removal of President Donald Trump for what is probably the last time.

The Senate is now in possession of the charges and will begin its trial next week to decide whether Trump should be removed from office.

In comments on the floor of the House before a vote in the party line to accuse the president of two crimes, Collins repeated his criticism that the Democrats were driven by partisanship and disdain for Trump by presenting these charges in against him

“It was a political trial,” said the Gainesville native. “They said, ‘He’s prosecuted for life.’ This shows the true motivation, I think, on the other side. It is his dislike for this president and the good work he is doing. “

US Senator David Perdue gave a similar tone in a statement he sent after the articles of the indictment were delivered Wednesday night.

“While these two articles are totally illegitimate, leader (Mitch) McConnell is prepared to conduct a fair trial in the United States Senate and return to work for the American people,” he said. “Ultimately, our goal is to handle this as quickly as possible.”

Seven managers of political trial selected by the president of the House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, personally handed in the documents of political trial to the Senate, going through hordes of journalists and employees who gathered at the Capitol Roundabout to see the procession.

There is a possibility that Collins may have an official role during the trial as a member of the Trump defense team, although nothing has been confirmed. In recent weeks, Collins has helped White House lawyers prepare their case and is willing to do more.

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“We would be happy to help you in this regard and because we know the case as well as anyone in the country,” Collins said. “But that depends on the president.”

US Rep. Hank Johnson, a Democrat from Lithonia, posted on Twitter that he praised Pelosi for selecting these three women and four men who will act as prosecutors during the trial that will begin next week.

“I think it’s a #DreamTeam,” he wrote.

Senators will swear on Thursday and the trial trial will begin Tuesday.

Collins in his comments in the courtroom also said he hopes the Senate, led by Republicans, treat Trump more fairly than he thinks the Democratic-controlled House did.

All members of the House of Representatives voted against moving forward with a trial, and most said the process has been divisive and unproductive.

“The American people and our president deserve better,” said US representative Tom Graves, who lives in Ranger later. “It is time to put aside these partisan exercises, stop trying to nullify the will of the American people and return to work.”

Read more : House sends Trump impeachment articles to the Senate | Prosecutors appointed by Pelosi


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