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Senate Rejects Paul’s Motion To Dismiss Trump’s Impeachment Trial

The Senate on Tuesday rejected a motion from Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) to dismiss the constitutionality of former President Trump’s impeachment trial, but the test vote offered an early preview of how GOP Senator feel about the second impeachment trial as well as the highly unlikely the Senate will have the necessary votes needed to convict Trump.

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Sen. Portman Won’t Seek Re-Election in 2022

"Honestly, it has gotten harder and harder to break through the partisan gridlock and make progress on substantive policy, and that has contributed to my decision," Portman said in a statement.

Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH) announced Monday that he will not seek reelection for a third term in the Senate in 2022, citing “partisan gridlock” as a major factor in his decision to retire.

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