The U.S. Senate will begin impeachment proceedings against former President Donald Trump the week of February 8, majority leader Chuck Schumer announced Friday.
Next Monday, the U.S. House of Representatives will deliver to the Senate the ‘impeachment’ article against the former president. Senators will be sworn in for the trial next Tuesday, and the former president will have until February 2nd to respond to the article.
” We all want to leave behind this awful chapter in our nation’s history,” acknowledged the senator, who appealed to impeachment as a mechanism capable of providing the “truth and accountability” needed to achieve “healing and unity.”
The schedule is the result of a commitment to the Republican leader d