Senator Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) remarked in an interview with CNN that he had trouble understanding one of former President Donald Trump’s defense attorneys during the first day of Trump’s impeachment trial.
Senator Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) suggested that most Republican senators would vote to convict former President Donald Trump for inciting an insurrection against Congress if the vote were done via secret ballot.
In a new video, the Lincoln Project says the Republican Party has a choice between “Trump or the truth” as the impeachment trial of the former president kicks off today.
“The evidence is all there for the world to see,” a voiceover over the conclusion of the video states. “This is not a vote for conscience, it’s a vote for truth. Where do you stand senators, with Trump or the truth?”
President Joe Biden will not weigh in on former President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial. He intends to keep his focus on addressing the Covid-19 pandemic, according to White House insiders.
[It] just makes no sense for Biden to weigh in on the impeachment,” said one source close to Biden who spoke to Politico. “He’s already said that he thought [there] were grounds for impeachment but he has to stay focused on helping people in this crisis.”
House impeachment managers who will prosecute former President Donald Trump‘s impeachment are prepared to make arguments akin to a “violent crime” case, according to aides who spoke to reporters about impeachment trial mechanics.
Senior aides have confirmed that the prosecutors in former President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial will use new evidence against him. The aides say it is possible Republican senators who have otherwise expressed hesitation over convicting Trump for inciting an insurrection against Congress would be likely to convict based on this new evidence.
Rep. Joe Kennedy (D-MA) addressed his children and told them that today, justice was done by impeaching President Donald J Trump.
A new Quinnipiac University poll shows that many of the factors that are necessary for the American public to support impeaching a president a now present in Donald Trump's poll numbers.