Senator Chuck Schumer holds press conference after Senate impeachment proceedings | USA TODAY

Senator Chuck Schumer holds press conference after Senate impeachment proceedings | USA TODAY 1


United States Senator Chuck Schumer holds a news conference following impeachment proceedings in the Senate against President Donald Trump.

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A two-thirds majority of the Senate would be required to convict and remove Trump, which is unlikely in the chamber where Republicans outnumber Democrats 53 to 47.

The articles accuse Trump of pressuring Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky to investigate his political rival Biden, while withholding a valuable White House meeting and $391 million in military aid.

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22 Comments on "Senator Chuck Schumer holds press conference after Senate impeachment proceedings | USA TODAY"

  1. Chuck no one cares anymore, you and your friends are so dumb to walk into this trap by Trump it’s hilarious. He will have the last laugh! Thanks for the entertainment! Drain the swamp!!!!

  2. Carol Mccullen | January 16, 2020 at 4:11 PM | Reply

    You dont know what you talking about

  3. Did he watch the same thing we did? The eyes of history will be rolling, Mr Schumer. You are trivializing what SHOULD be a serious and solemn process. Focus on giving voters a reason to vote democrat in 2020…these manufactured outrages are not going to help you, let alone the country.

  4. Jo Biden isn’t worth it, he will not make it to November crying chuck. 😀

  5. BoKnowsEntertainment | January 16, 2020 at 4:29 PM | Reply

    You know they’re lying when their lips are moving.

  6. Did I hear “Good Job” at 11:21?

  7. But Chuck there is no crime. You’re making all that up. We don’t believe you. No Chuck we are angry. LIAR

  8. He’s got Bone Spurs Trump by the pinkie toe

  9. Some SadSad (SadSack?)Sad People Making Comments Here! WatchOut – Lots of Fragmented Souls. God Bless us All. ♥️🌎♥️I Give Thanks For The People who Are Awake Enough to be Looking After Our Wonderful Country. Thank You God for those Who Love America Enough to Work to Keep us as We Are – and not become a Vassal of Putin – who is coming after us, even as i write this. Think of it – Putin for life over there in Russia – Trump is Salivating and Saying Loudly and Under his breath – ME TOO!! Teach me What to do – i will do anything to be President for Life. YUP – there you go, and thats it. Can’t deny it. Trump has said it himself – i saw his lips moving.♥️🌎♥️God Bless America, Land That i Love..♥️🌎♥️

  10. NICK Cervantes | January 16, 2020 at 5:50 PM | Reply

    You have no chance, stop with the drama speech.

  11. So much for an oath when he blathers about his predetermined vote when he hasn’t even heard any evidence.

  12. Junkyard Tailgate | January 16, 2020 at 6:12 PM | Reply

    The Democrats “visibly gulped” as they realized they are now going to have to come clean with all their lies…

  13. Junkyard Tailgate | January 16, 2020 at 6:15 PM | Reply

    Just another news conference to campaign for 2020….and attempt to discredit the most successful President of our time….

  14. Timothy Gordon | January 16, 2020 at 6:23 PM | Reply

    Intel and legislative communities set there charges on impeachment and nothing else allowed. Deal with it you (democrats) had your say now Republican has there say.

  15. Trials have evidence. Cover-ups do not. I hope this will be a real trial with evidence including the witnesses we have never heard from under oath yet.

  16. Seddi Moussavi | January 16, 2020 at 8:04 PM | Reply

    The hell with you Chuck.

  17. Wayne Webinger | January 16, 2020 at 8:12 PM | Reply

    Is there ANYTHING on tv besides this nonsense impeachment CIRCUS???

  18. One minute in I can see it’s just a run-on sentence of bull crap my synapses on Schumer’s speeches he is full of s***

  19. cristina krobot | January 16, 2020 at 8:37 PM | Reply

    The leadership in the Democratic party is shameless…they are geriatric, lying, desperate people trying to hold together their party by lying and twisting the truth.

  20. It is too bad that many of the comments here show a lack of concern, compassion, and integrity that shows complacency in Trump’s crime of holding money from Ukraine putting them at risk. How many died because the military did not have the arms from US to defend themselves from Russia’s invasion. Shame on those who think what Trump did was acceptable.

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