Timing of Donald Trump trial uncertain as Nancy Pelosi gives no clues

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Presidential inaugurations are generally attended by hundreds of thousands of people who pack onto the National Mall, but officials have closed the vast lawn due to security concerns. Pelosi said Biden's proposed United States dollars 1.9 trillion coronavirus plan to speed up vaccines and economic aid is a "matter of complete urgency", suggesting it could take precedence over Trump's historic second impeachment trial. She says, "We've really lost our innocence in this".

The Democratic impeachment managers are "solemnly and prayerfully preparing" for a trial, Ms Pelosi told reporters.

US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Friday sidestepped a question about when President Donald Trump would face his second impeachment trial, on a charge of inciting his supporters to attack the Capitol.

Fox News contacted every Republican who will be serving as a senator after President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration on January 20, when the trial is likely to begin.

The Morro Bay City Council voted unanimously at a special meeting Thursday to send a letter to federal offices and other elected officials supporting the impeachment of President Donald Trump and his removal from office.

"Donald Trump's bid to overturn the results of the free and fair election that he lost can not be met with silence", the draft letter states. And now, in the most fatuous exercise in American political history, the House Democrats have launched an impeachment of the president with no argument, no evidence, no witnesses, no due process of any kind, for a proposed trial to remove the president from office well after he will have departed that office at the expiry of his constitutionally fixed term and to do so for conduct that did not occur. Ten Republicans joined all Democrats in the 232-197 vote to impeach.

Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, said Thursday, Such unlawful actions can not go without outcome.

At least four Republican senators have publicly expressed concerns about Trumps actions, but others have signaled their preference to move on. Sen.

A Capitol Police officer died from injuries suffered in the attack, and police shot and killed a woman.