Trump’s second impeachment trial begins in Senate

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New York Post: The second impeachment trial against former President Donald Trump got underway in the Senate Tuesday.

The opening of the trial will begin with four hours of arguments from Trump’s lawyers and the House managers over its constitutionality and then stretch over the rest of the week with a verdict expected possibly early next week.

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 16: The U.S. Capitol is seen behind a fence with razor wire during sunrise on January 16, 2021 in Washington, DC. After last week's riots at the U.S. Capitol Building, the FBI has warned of additional threats in the nation's capital and in all 50 states. …

Democratic House impeachment managers will start Wednesday to press their case against the former president alleging “incitement of insurrection,” over the Capitol riot on Jan. 6

Trump’s legal team is set to argue that the proceeding is unconstitutional because he is no longer in office, and that the former president never deviated from standard political speech in his remarks preceding the incident. Read More

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