Impeachment trial plans in disarray as Congress heads home

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MARY CLARE JALONICK, LAURIE KELLMAN and ZEKE MILLER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress has headed home for the holidays leaving plans and a possible timeline for President Donald Trump's impeachment trial in disarray. Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi insisted Thursday that Senate Republicans must provide details on witnesses and testimony before she would send over the charges for Trump's trial. No deal, replied Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell after meeting with his Senate Democratic counterpart. "We remain at an impasse," he said. As darkness fell and lawmakers prepared to depart for the year, McConnell wondered from the Senate floor why in the world the Republicans should give ground to persuade House Democrats "to send us something we do not want." McConnell and
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