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Pelosi defends impeachment delay, warns of ’cover-up’ by Senate

2020-01-13 09:21:47       source:Politico

January 12, 2020

Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday defended her decision to temporarily delay the Senate’s impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, despite securing no promises from GOP leaders to allow witness testimony.

“What we think we accomplished in the past few weeks is that we wanted the public to see the need for witnesses,” Pelosi said on ABC News' “This Week,” marking her first public comments since ending the lengthy standoff with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Friday.

“Now the ball is in their court to either do that or pay the price,” Pelosi said.

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