Arguments and accusations from House prosecutors marked the second day of the Senate impeachment trial. The trial kicked off Wednesday with two-hours of opening statements.
President Trump blasted Democrat lawmakers, following their opening statements in day two of the Senate impeachment trial. He took to Twitter Thursday to state that their arguments, specifically those of lead impeachment manager Adam Schiff’s, were full “lies and misrepresentations.”
The ongoing impeachment trial has presented a challenge for 2020 hopefuls who are seeking to ramp-up campaign efforts before early voting begins next month. This week, senators are stuck in Washington sitting in as jurors in the impeachment trial for President Trump. This means Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and Amy Klobuchar will miss out on crucial campaign days during a key stretch in their campaigns.
2020 presidential hopeful Joe Biden said the idea for a “witness swap” in the impeachment trial is off the table. When asked by voters Wednesday if he would consider testifying in exchange for the testimony of other Trump officials, Biden dismissed the idea.
Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) recently clarified the role of the House GOP members on President Trump’s defense team. He said they are not making arguments on the Senate floor, but are helping prep the White House for amendments and other trial procedures. One America’s John Hines spoke with Rep. Meadows and has more from Capitol Hill.
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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky spoke out on the latest allegations of “pressure” by President Trump behind the Democrat push for impeachment. One America’s Kristian Rouz has more.
Ukraine’s foreign minister said he will press a visiting Iranian delegate to return the black boxes from the plane that was shot down earlier this month. Representatives from Ukraine and Iran are reportedly set to meet Monday with Iran acknowledging and apologizing for downing the passenger jet.
GOP Sen. David Perdue called Rudy Giuliani’s former associate Lev Parnas a “distraction” and appeared to oppose having him testify in the impeachment trial. On Sunday, Perdue suggested Parnas only has secondhand information and pointed out he has been indicted on campaign finance charges.