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Schumer Won’t Start Trump’s Impeachment Trial Until After Biden’s Cabinet Is Confirmed

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer laid out his plan for Trump's impeachment trial on Friday night, and it won't start until after Biden gets his cabinet.

Senate Republicans To Betray America By Refusing To Convict Trump For Inciting Insurrection

Senate Republicans say that there is no chance that 17 of them will vote to convict Donald Trump of inciting the insurrection on the Capitol.

Chuck Schumer Neuters Mitch McConnell By Rejecting Filibuster Protection

Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) neutered Mitch McConnell's ability to obstruct Biden by rejecting his demand for filibuster protection.

House Republicans Took $152,000 In Blood Money From Insurrection Planners

House Republicans took over $152,000 from Reps. Andy Biggs, Mo Brooks, and Paul Gosar who have been named as insurrection planners.

7 Senators Demand An Investigation Of Ted Cruz And Josh Hawley

Seven Democratic Senators have requested that the Senate Ethics Committee open an investigation into Sens. Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley.

Senate ends standoff, agrees to start Trump’s impeachment trial Feb. 9

The delay is in the mutual interest of the former and current presidents: Trump has struggled to assemble a legal team, and Biden has seen scant progress on confirming his Cabinet.

Analysis: Impeachment complicates Biden's efforts to unify

President Joe Biden spent his first week in office trying to convince the nation to see themselves not as Democrats or Republicans, but as Americans united in defeating the pandemic. Then on Friday night, the impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump got a formal date on the calendar, complicating every bipartisan goal on the new President's agenda.

See why Trump may be banned from running in 2024

The impeachment articles against Donald Trump will formally go the to Senate in mere days. But as MSNBC’s Chief Legal Correspondent Ari Melber explains, Trump’s second impeachment will be different from his last. Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer is now in charge, which means there could be more evidence and witnesses admitted in trial- two things Republicans blocked last time- and Trump is now out of office, ensuring the entire case is about whether or not he should be convicted. Melber asserts the Senate will decide something “that shapes history” and that may ensure Trump “never has power again.”

With bipartisan deal, Trump’s second impeachment trial temporarily put on backburner

Confirmation votes for Biden administration nominees and wrangling over COVID-19 aid legislation will occupy senators' time over the next two weeks rather than the second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump.

Schumer announces impeachment trial beginning week of Feb. 8

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) just announced Donald Trump's Senate impeachment trial schedule has been agreed to and will begin in a little more than two weeks on February 8. MSNBC's Ari Melber reports on the breaking news, announcing the House managers will formally present the articles of impeachment to the Senate on Monday, January 25.

To fight impeachment, Trump turns to ‘Butch’ Bowers, a South Carolina lawyer at a small firm who has defended state Republicans

GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham recommended Bowers for a job many prominent Washington lawyers did not want.

Analysis | What happens next in the impeachment of President Trump?

Trump is the first president in history to be impeached twice. could the Senate convict him?

Senate impeachment trial arguments to start February 9

The second Senate impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump is scheduled to begin on February 9 after Senate leaders reached a deal to push it back, giving Trump's legal team more time to prepare and Senate Democrats a chance to consider Covid-19 legislation and to confirm President Joe Biden's Cabinet.

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