Behind the scenes, a debate is raging between moderates and hard-liners about whether to call witnesses in the upcoming trial.
Ironically, lawmakers are more hesitant to exercise their constitutional prerogatives when the threat of war is greatest.
Senate Republicans are prepared to move forward with an impeachment trial without a guarantee on witness testimony as Democrats had demanded.
"If he plans a large increase in troops and potential hostility over a longer time, the administration will require congressional approval and the approval of the American people,” Schumer said.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said the upper chamber would move on to other business if House Speaker Pelosi does not transmit the articles of impeachment.
The Maine senator said she's "open" to calling witnesses at President Trump's trial, but argued it’s too early to decide definitely.
A campaign official said Biden will release the list of high-dollar donors known as “bundlers” but declined to give a specific timeline.
The idea of promising to serve only one term, as reportedly floated by some of Joe Biden's advisers, didn't go over well with Democrats in the Senate.
Republicans defended the secretive FISA court, even after a 2013 National Security Agency leak. FBI surveillance of a Trump campaign aide changed that.
“How can he be innocent now, if there’s all this evidence of how he’s acted to obstruct justice then?” asked Sen. Richard Blumenthal.