Senators prepare to become the jury in upcoming impeachment trial
As Speaker Pelosi prepares to send articles of impeachment to the Senate, the members of the Senate are sharing their thoughts on the upcoming trial.
Speaker Nancy Pelosi met privately Tuesday at the Capitol with her Democratic caucus to discuss the timetable. The House is expected to hold a vote to send the articles to the Senate on Wednesday.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell opened the Senate on Tuesday scoffing at the House's “bizarro” impeachment strategy. He meets later with Republican senators on terms of the trial.
Trump is charged with abuse of power for pushing Ukraine to investigate Democratic rival Joe Biden as he withheld aid to Ukraine. Trump is also charged with obstructing Congress' probe. He has denied wrongdoing.
Senators from both sides of the aisle are speaking with Gray DC about their role as the jury in the upcoming impeachment trial.