In January, your house impeached Trump for his role in supposedly inciting a riot at the U.S. Capitol. Trump fans were able to go into the Capitol while Congress was in the middle of certifying President Joe Biden‘s victory in the electoral college. Many of those involved in the riot had listened to Trump offer an address at a Stop the Steal rally, in which he pushed baseless claims that Biden had won the election to due voter scams.
During flooring remarks, Schumer stated that briefs for Trump’s Senate trial will be drawn up by both parties for discussion start “the week of February the 8th.”
” The January sixth insurrection at the Capitol prompted by Donald J. Trump was a day none of us will ever forget,” Schumer said. “We all wish to put this dreadful chapter in our country’s history behind us. And healing and unity will just come if there is fact and accountability, and that is what this trial will offer.”
While some Democrats wished to schedule Trump’s trial as rapidly as possible, Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell suggested postponing the trial till February in order to permit legal groups enough time to prepare their arguments. Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi revealed Friday that the artic