Pelosi names Schiff, Nadler as impeachment prosecutors, House sends impeachment to Senate

The Senate side of the Capitol is seen on the morning after the House of Representatives voted to impeach President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

WASHINGTON, D.C. — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has named Rep. Adam Schiff and Rep. Jerry Nadler among the prosecutors for President Trump’s Senate impeachment trial. The House voted Wednesday to to send impeachment articles against President Donald Trump to the Senate.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Tuesday that the Senate trial could begin as soon as next Tuesday. McConnell’s recent statements indicate that the Senate will operate according to many of procedural precedents set in the 1998 impeachment trial of President Bill Clinton.