Party leaders of the United States Senate
Dole had a long career in the U.S. Congress that included serving as Senate majority leader.
Acquittal is expected in the evenly-divided Senate.
It is officially budget reconciliation season, as Senate Democrats look to pass another coronavirus relief bill.
The Senate majority leader called Trump's scheme to use the DOJ to overturn Georgia's presidential election results "attempted sedition."
The Senate Minority Leader told fellow GOP senators that a short delay would give Trump time to prepare and stand up his legal team, ensuring due process.
The Senate's voted 84-10 to confirm Avril Haines as the president's director of national intelligence, after having three Democratic senators sworn into office.
Several other lawmakers from both parties are urging Mike Pence to invoke the 25th Amendment, which allows the vice president to take over presidential duties.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell proposed loading up a relief bill with other White House priorities that appeared destined to fail.
Senators will be back at it Wednesday as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is devising a way out of the political bind.
"Let's do it," House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said of the president's proposed change to the latest COVID-19 relief bill.