Tue Jan 7, 2020 AT 2:08 PM EDT
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell plans to move ahead with rules for an impeachment trial without an agreement from Democrats, an individual familiar with the matter told the Washington Examiner.
The agreement does not address the fact that the House of Representatives has not sent over articles of impeachment, and Republicans still plan to wait to receive the articles before beginning the trial.
McConnell, a Kentucky Republican, has not been able to reach an accord with Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, a New York Democrat. He’ll move ahead without an agreement, the individual said, after gaining a consensus among GOP senators. Read Full Story