President Trump's defense team continues opening arguments | USA TODAY

President Trump's defense team continues opening arguments | USA TODAY

The Senate impeachment trial returns today with Trump’s defense team.

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President Donald Trump’s legal team presents the second day of its defense on Monday in the Senate impeachment trial after the Democratic House managers laid out their case last week charging the president with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. While the Democrats used almost all of the 24 hours allotted to them, Trump’s lawyers went for short and sweet when they kicked off their defense Saturday taking only two hours to outline their case for exonerating the president. Trump’s lawyers attacked House Democrats’ credibility and accused them of omitting exculpatory evidence. They portrayed Trump as innocent of all charges and warned the senator-jurors against removing him from office – saying that would be an abuse of power and imploring them to let American voters determine Trump’s fate in November.

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  1. Shirley Hill

    Lowering the bar for impeachment, Mr. Sekulow? With the Clinton Impeachment, Republicans led by Ken Starr and A.G. Barr were happy to make a blow job worthy of impeachment when they couldn't prove any other allegations.

  2. Don White

    I can't wait until all the ignorant, callous, criminal Trump supporters have to eat it. Half the republicans believe in their own shit, and the other half are just afraid to come out… but that's changing isn't it?… You ignorant, callous, criminal Trump supporters. Open wide! Nummy, num, num!

  3. Don White

    I can't wait until all the ignorant, callous, criminal Trump supporters have to eat it. Half the republicans believe in their own shit, and the other half are just afraid to come out… but that's changing isn't it?… You ignorant, callous, criminal Trump supporters. Open wide! Nummy, num, num!

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