Negotiations Ongoing Over Trump’s Senate Trial

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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