Pelosi to move article of impeachment to Senate on Monday

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco) plans to send the impeachment article against former President Trump to the Senate on Monday, Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer (DN.Y) said Friday. .).

Pelosi’s decision to submit the article will likely mark the beginning of the Senate impeachment trial of Trump, who was accused of inciting the January 6 mob that attacked the United States Senate.

Trial motions would have to start the next day unless Republicans and Democrats reach an agreement to change that deadline. It is unknown if an agreement will be reached to delay the start date.

“The Senate will hold a trial of the impeachment of Donald Trump,” Schumer said on the Senate floor Friday. “It will be a full trial. It will be a fair trial ”.

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) On Thursday told Schumer to give him more time before the trial began. He proposed that pre-trial procedures, such as the swearing-in of senators and the issuance of a subpoena to Trump, take place on Jan. 28, with additional time before the trial actually begins.

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