Daily Mail: Chuck Schumer says Nancy Pelosi will send the Senate Donald Trump’s impeachment article on Monday, immediately kicking off start of the trial
* House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to transmit article Monday
* Once managers read articles, trial begins * Senators would be sworn in and presiding officer
* Negotiations could push back the substantive start of the trial
* Democrats still want to act on Biden nominees and move COVID relief
* Trump will be the first president impeached after leaving office
* House impeached for ‘incitement of insurrection’ following MAGA riot
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will deliver a House-passed impeachment article to the Senate Monday – immediately kicking off a Senate trial for former President Donald Trump as President Joe Biden begins the first full week of his presidency.
Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer announced Pelosi’s move on the Senate floor Friday at the start of the day’s session, after new Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell put out a proposal that would have delayed a trial until mid February in part to give Trump’s legal team time to prepare.
‘I have spoken to Speaker Pelosi who informed me that the articles will be delivered to the Senate on Monday,’ Schumer said. He listed impeachment along with other pressing business as priorities, as President Joe Biden seeks to get a cabinet confirmed and move his agenda.
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WNU Editor: Talk about a mad rush for a super fast trial.
The Republican votes are not there for an impeachment conviction …. Senate Republicans uniting behind impeachment defense (Politico).
The GOP Senators who will probably vote for impeachment are here …. GOP senators say only a few Republicans will vote to convict Trump (The Hill).
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