Trump impeachment: Chief Justice Roberts to preside over trial

Speculation over Chief Justice John Robert's leanings as he is tapped to preside at Senate trial in Trump's impeachment.

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    Chief Justice John Roberts is expected to be sworn in on Thursday to oversee US President Donald Trump's impeachment trial.

    While the role is largely ceremonial and ill-defined, any sign of partisanship could test his office and the Supreme Court.

     

    Al Jazeera's Rosiland Jordan reports from Washington, DC, in the US.


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