Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) says the Senate will begin debating an organizing resolution to start the Senate trial on Tuesday of next week.
The GOP leader said Chief Justice John Roberts will swear in senators as jurors this week, before the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.
NEW: Sen. Mitch McConnell says "the House is likely to finally send the articles over to us tomorrow," allowing Senate to take steps "which would set us up to begin the actual trial next Tuesday." https://t.co/fdEcqTc9du pic.twitter.com/Nzi67s5Zj8
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McConnell said the House is expected to send over articles of impeachment on Wednesday and the Senate will then have to go through a series of preliminary steps and housekeeping measures.
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