Schumer: Trump impeachment trial to begin week of Feb. 8

Rioters try to break through a police barrier Jan. 6 at the Capitol. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y, takes the elevator in the U.S. Capitol, Friday. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Opening arguments in the Senate impeachment trial for Donald Trump over the Capitol riot will begin the week of Feb. 8, the first time a former president will face such charges after leaving office.