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Trump impeachment article to be sent on Monday

The impeachment article against former President Donald Trump will be delivered to the Senate on Monday, according to Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer.

Speaking on the Senate floor on Friday, Schumer said he has spoken with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who informed him of plans to send the article over next week. The House charged Trump with inciting an insurrection against the government earlier this month over the former president's role in the January 6 Capitol riots. Meanwhile, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has reportedly proposed Trump's impeachment trial should start in February.

Although ten GOP representatives broke ranks with the party in voting for Trump's impeachment, only four Republican senators out of the 17 needed have indicated they are open to convicting the former president so far, thus banning him from running for office again in 2024.

Breaking the News / JC