Senate To Begin Trump's Impeachment Trial Week Of Feb. 8
January 25, 2021
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said the sole article of impeachment for incitement to insurrection against former President Donald Trump will be delivered to the Senate on Monday and a trial against the Republican will begin the week of Feb. 8.
"The Senate will conduct a trial on the impeachment of Donald Trump," Schumer said Friday on the Senate floor. "It will be a fair trial. But make no mistake, there will be a trial."
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., confirmed that the article would be transmitted to the Senate shortly before 7 p.m. ET Monday. Once the article is transmitted, the trial process begins, with notices sent and briefs requested of the two sides.