Senate Impeachment Trial Of President Trump Begins

President Donald Trump’s Senate impeachment trial began on Tuesday, with prosecutors from the House of Representatives and lawyers for the White House debating how the case should proceed.

Votes over changes to the trial format showed Democrats and Republicans split along party lines.  However, changes to the proposed rules gave Democrats an indication that perhaps Republican senators will consider their requests for documents and witnesses later on in the proceedings.

Full details and live updates as they occurred on Day 1 can be found in the link below.

Trump impeachment trial: Senate rejects Democrats’ effort to subpoena witnesses


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