House impeachment managers released their written brief Tuesday that lays out their formal argument to prosecute former President Donald Trump, saying the Senate must convict to “disqualify him” from holding future office in order for the “nation to move forward with unity.”
Trump Announces New Impeachment Legal Team
Former President Donald Trump on Sunday announced two new lawyers to lead the defense in his upcoming Senate impeachment trial after parting ways with his previous defense team.
Senate Rejects Paul’s Motion To Dismiss Trump’s Impeachment Trial
The Senate on Tuesday rejected a motion from Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) to dismiss the constitutionality of former President Trump’s impeachment trial, but the test vote offered an early preview of how GOP Senator feel about the second impeachment trial as well as the highly unlikely the Senate will have the necessary votes needed to convict Trump.
McConnell: Trump ‘Provoked’ Capitol Mob
"The mob was fed lies. They were provoked by the president and other powerful people," McConnell said in his final floor addresses as majority leader.
Outgoing Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) explicitly blamed President Trump for the attacks that occurred on the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6th, saying the mob were “fed lied” that were “provoked by the president and other powerful people.”
Pelosi Holds Back Sending Impeachment Article To Senate To Trigger Trial
"They’re now working on taking this to trial, and you’ll be the first to know when we announce that we’re going over there," Pelosi told reporters.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) declined to offer a timeline or commit to say when exactly she will send the recent passed article of impeachment against President Trump to the Senate to trigger the start of a trial, despite calling on the urgency of his removal with only week left of his presidency.
Nancy Pelosi Wore The Same Dress For Both Trump Impeachments
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) wore the exact same black dress and necklace combo for Wednesday’s second impeachment vote as she did back in Dec 2019 when she oversaw the House passed 2 articles of impeachment for abuse of power & obstruction of justice.