The secondcontinues Friday with Trump’s lawyers presenting their case on a platform of free speech. The trial is proceeding at an accelerated rate and a .
The impeachment managers who serve as prosecution concluded their presentations on Thursday that Trump willfully incited the violentJan. 6. Graphic, , including clips from security cameras showing members of Congress running away from people wielding firearms, baseball bats and riot shields after the mob shattered windows, beat down doors and attempted to hunt down specific members of Congress and former Vice President Mike Pence.
The defense has argued that the trial is unconstitutional because Trump is no longer a sitting president. Trump rejected the request to testify under oath either before or during the Senate trial.
On Friday, it’s the defense’s turn.
Trump is the first president in US history to be impeached twice and the first to be subjected to an impeachment trial after his term ended. Before he left office, the House of Representatives disqualify Trump from holding public office again.232-197 on the article “incitement of insurrection.” If two-thirds of the Senate votes to convict him, there could be an additional vote to
Here’s where to watch the fourth day of Trump’s impeachment trial. You can see the video of the Capitol riot below, as well as the. Here’s more so far.
What’s the schedule for Trump’s impeachment trial?
The Senate’s scheduled impeachment trial continues Friday at 12 p.m. ET (9 a.m. PT) with Trump’s defense team giving its presentation, followed by senate questions.
A. Each day’s session will last as long as 8 hours, but Saturday and Sunday could last four hours apiece. Trump’s first impeachment, in 2019, lasted three weeks.
The House impeachment managers concluded their case Thursday.
Where to watch the impeachment trial live
The Senate impeachment trial will be aired on most major TV news networks. If you don’t have cable, here’s where you can view the trial for free.