The Washington Post reports:
Negotiations are expected to continue Thursday over the timing and scope of a Senate trial for Trump, who was impeached last week by the House on a charge of “incitement of insurrection” for his role in the Jan. 6 takeover of the U.S. Capitol by a violent mob.
Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) have been talking about the trial as part of broader talks about power sharing in a chamber now evenly divided between Democrats and Republicans.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) is expected to be pressed Thursday at a weekly news conference about when she plans to transmit the article of impeachment to the Senate. That move will initiate a trial.
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Sen. Ed Markey tells @jimsciutto that he hopes a Trump impeachment trial starts “as soon as possible.”
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