July 29, 2021

Donald Trump becomes the first US president to be impeached for a second time – live

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10.05pm GMT

Mitch McConnell has said there’s no chance of an impeachment trial for Trump until after Joe Biden is inaugurated.

“Given the rules, procedures, and Senate precedents that govern presidential impeachment trials, there is simply no chance that a fair or serious trial could conclude before President-elect Biden is sworn in next week,” McConnell said in a statement.

10.04pm GMT

That’s it from me today. My west coast colleague, Maanvi Singh, will take over the blog for the next few hours.

Here’s where this historic day stands:

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