Schumer: Trump impeachment trial to start week of Feb. 8
UPDATE: Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer says former President Donald Trump's impeachment trial will start the week of Feb. 8.
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi plans to send the article of impeachment against Donald Trump to the Senate on Monday, launching the start of the former president's trial on a charge of incitement of insurrection over the deadly Capitol riot.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announced the schedule Friday.
“There will be a trial,” Schumer said.
Trump is the first president to be twice impeached and the first to face a trial after leaving office.