Jan 14, 2020 11:30 AM

Sen. Moran signs onto proposal on dismissing impeachment articles

Posted Jan 14, 2020 11:30 AM
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi during the historic impeachment vote-photo courtesy office of House Speaker
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi during the historic impeachment vote-photo courtesy office of House Speaker

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kansas Sen. Jerry Moran has joined other Republicans in cosponsoring a resolution that would allow senators to dismiss the House's articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump.

Moran announced Monday that he is cosponsoring the resolution with Missouri GOP Sen. Josh Hawley. Fifteen other Republicans also are cosponsors, including Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.

The resolution is Hawley's response to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's delay in sending the two impeachment articles to the Senate for a trial after the House approved them last month. Pelosi sought to pressure senators into calling witnesses but plans to send the articles in coming days.

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Kan. man faces 7 years in prison for dollar store robbery
Williams photo Harvey County

WICHITA, KAN. – A Kansas man pleaded guilty Jan. 13, to committing an armed robbery at a Family Dollar in south Wichita, according to U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister.

 Toney D. Williams, 25, Wichita, Kan., pleaded guilty in federal court to one count of robbery. In his plea, he admitted that on Oct. 1, 2019, he displayed a handgun when he robbed a Family Dollar at 2301 S. Seneca.

 Sentencing is set for April 13. Both parties have agreed to recommend a sentence of 84 months in federal prison.