WASHINGTON ― Senate Majority Leader confirmed Wednesday that the will hold a trial if the House sends it articles of impeachment against President .

The Kentucky Republican gave his members a tutorial on the hypothetical process based on previous trials in the Senate at a weekly caucus lunch. The chamber could take up articles of impeachment against Trump as early as next month, depending on how fast the House advances its inquiry into the president.

“Senators will not be allowed to speak, which will be good therapy for a number of them,” McConnell quipped to reporters after the meeting.

As in the trial of President Bill Clinton, the Supreme Court’s chief justice would preside as judge. The senators,

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