Highlights from the first week of President Trump’s impeachment trial in the U.S. Senate. Scroll down for highlights from each day from week 1 of the trial.
Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020 (Day 1)
Day one of US President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial began with House managers, including Representatives Adam Schiff and Jerry Nadler, holding a news conference.
Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020 (Day 2)
Day two of US President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial began with Senator Lindsey Graham holding a press conference outside the Senate in which he claimed that “When it comes to Donald Trump” Democrats were “Willing to destroy the institution of the office in the name of getting him”
Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020 (Day 3)
On day three of Donald Trump’s impeachment trial in the Senate, House Democrats have begone to wrap up their arguments against the President. House Impeachment Manager Adam Schiff has accused Donald Trump of putting his own interests above those of the United States and insisted Rudi Juliani was a “hand-grenade”.
Friday, Jan. 24, 2020 (Day 4)
Day four highlights of the Senate Impeachment trial against President Trump.
Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020 (Day 5)
On day five of the impeachment trial against President Donald Trump and the Republican defense council have commenced their arguments in the Senate. White House Counsel Pat Cipollone started the proceeding by claiming the Democrats had put forward no evidence and had “fallen far short” of the burden of evidence. He pressed the seriousness of removing a president from office and urged senators to reflect on the precedents being set.
Trump’s personal lawyer Jay Sekulow referenced the Mueller Report and stressed how it’s finding failed to establish a link between Trump’s presidential campaign and Russian interference.
The trial resumes on Monday, Jan. 27.