White House advisor: ‘We are ready for Trump impeachment trial’

White House Adviser Kellyanne Conway said on Friday evening that “we are ready for [US President Donald] Trump impeachment trial to start,’ Reuters reported. 
She added that White House counsel Pat Cipollone will take a lead role in Trump’s defense. 
US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Friday announced that she will advance legislation next week that would formally trigger a Senate impeachment trial for Trump.