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McConnell lays out rules for Trump's Senate trial, allowing for vote on witnesses, documents

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.SUBSCRIBEJan. 20, 2020, 3:55 PM UTC / Updated Jan. 20, 2020, 11:40 PM UTCBy Frank Thorp V, Rebecca Shabad, Alex Moe and Leigh Ann CaldwellWASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., will allot each side a total of 24 hours to present their arguments in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial, but the time must be confined to two working days, according to the text of his organizing resolution, which NBC News obtained Monday.The proposal also suggests that none of the evidence collected as part of the House's impeachment inquiry will be admitted automatically. Instead, according to the text, t ...