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By Associated Press
The effort to challenge the results continued after the election, with Donald Trump telling his supporters the election had been stolen and that they shouldn’t accept the results.
The first full day of arguments are beginning in Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, as House Democratic prosecutors said the former president was no “innocent bystander” but the “inciter in chief” of deadly attack at the Capitol to overturn the election.
By Lisa Mascaro, Eric Tucker, Mary Clare Jalonick, Jill Colvin, Associated Press
Though most of the Senate jurors have clearly already made up their minds on acquittal or conviction, they were riveted on the video and audio as the rioters took over the chamber where the impeachment trial is now being held.
Many said they didn’t understand Trump’s lawyers’ arguments as they sought to persuade the Senate to dismiss the trial on constitutional grounds. Trump was impeached by the House for inciting the insurrection at the Capitol.
The United States Senate has made history Tuesday prosecuting a past president for the first time. Defendant Donald Trump is also making history, as the first president to be tried twice. Congressional correspondent Lisa Desjardins and White House correspondent Yamiche…
The Senate on Tuesday voted 56-44 that putting Donald Trump on trial is constitutional, a move refuted by the former president's legal team. Robert Ray was a member of Trump’s defense team from his first Senate impeachment trial and an…
Democrats and Republicans Tuesday made their arguments over the constitutionality of President Trump impeachment trial and his role in the attacks on the Capitol in January. Michael McConnell, of the Stanford Law School, is a constitutional scholar and former judge…
By Lisa Desjardins
We have a special place in history. Never have Americans been so experienced in presidential impeachment as we. Two impeachments in just more than a single year.
House Democrats prosecuting the case told senators they were presenting “cold, hard facts” against Trump, who is charged with inciting the mob siege of the Capitol to overturn the election he lost to Democrat Joe Biden.
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