Schumer accidentally says 'ERECTION' on Senate floor while announcing Trump impeachment – leaving viewers red-faced

CHUCK Schumer accidentally said "erection" on the Senate floor while announcing Donald Trump's impeachment.

The Senate Majority Leader made the slip up as he was speaking at the Capitol on Friday morning.

"Senators will have to decide if they believe Donald Trump incited the erection against the United States," Schumer said.

Schumer was trying to say "insurrection" and quickly corrected himself.

Senate was meeting to decide when the second impeachment of Donald Trump would go ahead.

During the meeting, Schumer revealed that the impeachment articles would be delivered on Monday.

"I have spoken to Speaker Pelosi who informed me that the articles will be delivered to the Senate on Monday," Schumer said.

"There will be a trial," Schumer said. "It will be a full trial, it will be a fair trial."

The House pushed for Trump's second impeachment following riots that consumed the Capitol on January 6.

The chaos left a total of five people dead, including one police officer, and dozens of Trump supporters charged.

Some Democrats and Republicans believe that it was a speech that Trump made earlier that day that lead to the riots.

On Thursday, Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell suggested a more expansive timeline that would see the House transmit the article of impeachment next week, on January 28, launching the trial’s first phase.

After that, the Senate would give the president’s defense team and House prosecutors two weeks to file briefs.

Arguments in the trial would likely begin in mid-February.

"Senate Republicans are strongly united behind the principle that the institution of the Senate, the office of the presidency, and former President Trump himself all deserve a full and fair process that respects his rights and the serious factual, legal, and constitutional questions at stake," especially given the unprecedented speed of the House process, McConnell said.

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