BREAKING: Schumer announces date for start of Trump impeachment trial

Moments ago, Senate Majority leader Chuck Schumer announced the date for the start of the Trump impeachment trial.

“Both the House managers and the defense will have a period of time to draft their legal briefs just as they did in previous trials.” Schumer said.

“Once the briefs are drafted, the presentation by the parties will commence the week of Feb. 8,” he added.