Tag Archive: Impeachment Trial

Feb 13 2021

Impeachment 2° Day 5: Final Arguments – Maybe

Yesterday the lawyers for private citizen Trump began and rested their case in a quarter of the time allotted. The Senators then submitted a round of written questions to the House managers and defense attorneys. It seems that the defense lawyers don’t understand how impeachment works, it’s not a criminal or even a civil case, …

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Feb 12 2021

Impeachment 2° Day 4: The Defense Begins

Yesterday, House Impeachment managers rested their case after just slightly more than four hours of very methodical closing remarks. Representative Jamie Raskin (D-MD), lead manager, was the last to speak closing his statement with a quote from Thomas Paine offering Republicans a chance to be “Winter Soldiers”: Tom Paine wasn’t an American, but he came …

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Feb 11 2021

Impeachment 2° Day 3: House Managers Finale

Yesterday the House Impeachment managers laid out the links to the consequences of private citizen Donald Trump’s fiery incitement on January 6 and it was devastating. Impeachment prosecutors took senators on a wrenching journey inside the horror of the US Capitol insurrection, making a devastating case that Donald Trump had plotted, incited and celebrated a …

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Feb 10 2021

Impeachment 2°

Yesterday was the opening day of the second impeachment trial of now former President Donald J. Trump.The only topic that was on the table for discussion was whether the trial itself was constitutional. After presentations from the House managers and Trump’s defense lawyers, the vote was a bipartisan 56 – 44 – six Republicans voting …

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