House To Transmit Article Of Impeachment To Senate On Monday, Schumer Says

Updated at 3:38 p.m. ET Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said the sole article of impeachment for incitement to insurrection against former President Donald Trump will be delivered to the Senate on Monday, a move that would trigger the start of a Senate trial against Trump. "The Senate will conduct a trial on the impeachment of Donald Trump," Schumer said Friday on the Senate floor. "It will be a fair trial. But make no mistake, there will be a trial." House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., who must deliver the article, confirmed the move in a statement Friday . Once the article is transmitted, the trial process begins with notices sent and briefs requested of the two sides. But later Friday, President Biden said a proposal by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., to delay the impeachment trial would give his administration time to "get up and running" on the COVID-19 crisis. McConnell said he had requested that Democrats wait until Jan. 28 to allow Trump's legal team more