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Here's the schedule for Trump's Senate impeachment trial and how to watch it

Pro-Trump protesters clash with police during the tally of electoral votes that that would certify Joe Biden as the winner of the U.S. presidential election outside the US Capitol in Washington, DC on Wednesday, January 6, 2021. Amanda Andrade-Rhoades/For The Washington Post via Getty Images The Senate will soon kick off Trump's second impeachment trial. The House will transmit its article of impeachment to the Senate on Monday evening. Senators will be sworn in Tuesday and a summons will ...
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Romney says that Trump impeachment trial is 'constitutional' and needed 'for accountability, truth, and justice'

Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah). Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Sen. Mitt Romney says that a Senate impeachment trial held after Trump's departure is constitutional. The House impeached Trump for "incitement of insurrection" for his role in the Capitol riots. Romney voted to convict Trump of abuse of power in the former president's first impeachment trial. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Sen. Mitt Romney did not reveal if he would vote to convict former Presi...
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GOP Sen. Marco Rubio dismissed Trump's impeachment trial as 'stupid'

Sen. Marco Rubio. Joe Raedle/Getty Images/Bloomberg via Getty Images Sen. Marco Rubio said that a Senate impeachment trial for Trump is "stupid." "The first chance I get to vote to end this trial I'll do it," the Florida Republican said. Rubio said a trial would be "very bad" for America and counterproductive to passing legislation. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. GOP Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida on Sunday said he would quickly reject the article of impeachment against f...
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Thousands of members of the National Guard will remain stationed in DC during Trump's impeachment trial

Members of the National Guard are given weapons before Democrats begin debating one article of impeachment against U.S. President Donald Trump at the U.S. Capitol, in Washington, U.S., January 13, 2021 Joshua Roberts/Reuters About 5,000 members of the National Guard will remain stationed in DC through Trump's impeachment trial. The trial is set to begin in early February, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said. Members of the National Guard were stationed in DC after the insurrection at...
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Trump to use threat of the new Patriot Party to pressure Republican senators not to convict him in an impeachment trial: Report

President Donald Trump addresses guests at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland on January 20, 2021. ALEX EDELMAN/AFP via Getty Images Trump is threatening to create a new political party, reported The Washington Post.  He plans to use the Patriot Party as leverage over GOP senators, so they don't convict him in his impeachment trial. Unlike other former presidents, Trump has signaled that he will continue to play an active role in politics.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. F...
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Trump impeachment charge will be delivered on Monday, Schumer says

WASHINGTON, Jan 22 (Reuters) – The Democratic-controlled House of Representatives will deliver an impeachment charge against former President Donald Trump to the Senate on Monday, rejecting Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s request for a delay. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, who displaced McConnell as the chamber’s leader after Democrats won two Georgia runoff elections this month, announced the move on the Senate floor but did not say when Trump’s second impeachment tri...
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Congresswoman and QAnon supporter Marjorie Taylor Greene announces articles of impeachment against Biden

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene is seen with her face mask pulled down as she speaks with a colleague on the floor of the House on January 3, 2021 for the swearing in of the new Congress. Erin Scott-Pool/Getty Freshman GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene has introduced articles of impeachment against President Joe Biden. Greene, a staunch Trump supporter, accused Biden in the document of engaging in quid pro quo with Ukraine and engaging in "high crimes and misdemeanors" in order to benefit himsel...
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GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, a QAnon supporter, has announced articles of impeachment against Joe Biden

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene is seen with her face mask pulled down as she speaks with a colleague on the floor of the House on January 3, 2021 for the swearing in of the new Congress. Erin Scott-Pool/Getty Freshman GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene has introduced articles of impeachment against President Joe Biden. Greene, a staunch Trump supporter, accused Biden in the document of engaging in quid pro quo with Ukraine and engaging in "high crimes and misdemeanors" in order to benefit himsel...
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McConnell reportedly wants to ask Schumer to delay the start of Trump's impeachment trial until February

From left to right: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer Brendan Smialowski/Pool via AP Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell wants to delay Trump's impeachment trial until February, CBS News reported. Trump was impeached for incitement of insurrection, but Pelosi hasn't sent the article of impeachment to the Senate yet. McConnell is one of several Republicans who may vote to convict Trump and bar him from public offi...
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The Republicans who could determine Trump's political fate in his upcoming Senate impeachment trial

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. KEVIN DIETSCH/POOL/AFP via Getty Images The Senate is set to begin an impeachment trial against former President Donald Trump. At least half a dozen Republican senators have signaled a willingness to hold Trump accountable for the Capitol siege. All eyes are on Sens. Mitch McConnell, Lisa Murkowski, Susan Collins, Mitt Romney, Pat Toomey, and Ben Sasse. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. As a Senate impeachment trial looms for former...
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Trump spent Inauguration Day fretting over his Senate impeachment trial and asking allies which Republicans could vote against him, report says

Former first lady Melania Trump and President Donald Trump arrive in Florida during President Joe Biden's inauguration. Noam Galai/Getty Trump spent Inauguration Day worrying about his Senate impeachment trial, The Daily Beast reported. He reportedly spent the day asking allies for help and asking if some Republicans might turn on him. If the Senate votes to impeach Trump, he could be forever barred from running for office. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Former Pre...
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Mitch McConnell blames Trump for deadly Capitol riot

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Tom Williams-Pool/Getty Images Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday blamed President Donald Trump for the deadly Capitol riot. "The mob was fed lies," McConnell said. "They were provoked by the president and other powerful people." McConnell previously condemned the violence and is said to be upset with the president. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday explicitly blamed P...
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Mitch McConnell blames Trump for deadly Capitol riots

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Tom Williams-Pool/Getty Images Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell blamed President Donald Trump on Tuesday for his role in the deadly Capitol riots.  "The mob was fed lies," McConnell said. "They were provoked by the president and other powerful people." McConnell previously condemned the violence and was rumored to have been upset with the president. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tu...
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'They were provoked by the president': Mitch McConnell blames Trump for deadly Capitol riots

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Tom Williams-Pool/Getty Images Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell blame President Donald Trump on Tuesday for his role in the deadly Capitol riots.  "The mob was fed lies," McConnell said. "They were provoked by the president and other powerful people." McConnell previously condemned the violence and was rumored to have been upset with the president. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tue...
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Rudy Giuliani realized he can't actually be Trump's impeachment lawyer because he's a witness in the case

Rudy Giuliani with Donald Trump in November 2016, when Trump was President-elect. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Rudy Giuliani told ABC News that he would not be able to represent President Trump during his second impeachment trial because he himself is a witness in the case. Giuliani appeared with Trump at the January 6 "Save America" rally where Trump is alleged to have incited an insurrection, and called for "trial by combat." It was widely expected that Giuliani, who served as lead counsel ...
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Lindsey Graham asked Chuck Schumer, the next Senate majority leader, to dismiss a Trump impeachment trial in the name of 'national healing'

Getty Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham asked Democratic Sen. Chuck Schumer in a letter on Sunday to hold a vote in the Senate to dismiss the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. Graham, a close ally of the president, briefly broke with the president after the January 6 insurrection, but has since returned to defending him. In the letter to Schumer, Graham argued that if the trial is not dismissed "we will be delaying indefinitely, if not forever, the healing of this great nation." V...
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Democrats build impeachment case, alleging ‘dangerous crime’

WASHINGTON — The lead prosecutor for President Donald Trump’s historic second impeachment began building his case for conviction at trial, asserting on Sunday that Trump’s incitement of the mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol was “the most dangerous crime” ever committed by a president against the United States. A Senate trial could begin as soon as this week, just as Democrat Joe Biden is sworn in as the 46th president. Digital image from a video released by the White House on January 13, 2021....
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Rep. Jamie Raskin on Trump impeachment: 'I'm not going to lose my son' in 2020 and 'lose my country' in 2021

Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Maryland). Anna Moneymaker/The New York Times via AP, Pool Rep. Jamie Raskin of Maryland on Sunday said that he's "not going to lose my son at the end of 2020 and lose my country and my republic in 2021" as he reflected on the recent death of his 25-year-old son, Tommy, and his own role as the lead House manager in President Donald Trump's second impeachment trial. On CNN's "State of the Union" with host Jake Tapper, Raskin said that the memory of his son drove him to ...
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First-term GOP Rep. Peter Meijer says he 'may very well have' ended his political career by voting to impeach Trump

Rep. Peter Meijer (R-Michigan). AP Photo/Carlos Osorio GOP Rep. Peter Meijer of Michigan said on Sunday that he might have ended his political future by voting to impeach President Donald Trump. During an appearance on ABC's "This Week," host George Stephanopoulos asked Meijer if he potentially damaged his career beyond repair in joining nine of his Republican colleagues in voting to remove Trump from office. "I may very well have," Meijer said. "But I think it's also important that we hav...
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Rudy Giuliani said he is working on Trump's defense for the impeachment trial and that he's open to the president himself testifying, ABC News report says

Giuliani said he would not be "strongly opposed" to Trump himself testifying during the trial. Joshua Roberts/Getty Images Rudy Giuliani said he is working on President Donald Trump's defense for his upcoming impeachment trial, according to ABC News. Giuliani said he plans to argue the president did not incite violence because the unsubstantiated claims of voter fraud are true — despite the fact that none of the claims have held up in court thus far. He also said he would not be opposed to...
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Top CEOs want Trump to be impeached after the deadly Capitol riot, according to a new survey by Yale

President Donald Trump on the South Lawn of the White House on January 12, 2021 Drew Angerer/Getty Images CEOs are overwhelming in favor of impeaching President Donald Trump, according to Chief Executive Leadership Institute data shared with Insider. In a survey, every CEO who responded said Trump helped incite last week's violent attack on Congress. Most think there'll be further violence on inauguration day, and even this weekend. Business leaders are "the most trusted pillar" right now,...
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‘Kill him with his own gun’: Police describe facing the mob at the U.S. Capitol

By Mark Morales | CNN As DC Metropolitan Police Officer Michael Fanone lay on the ground at the US Capitol building, stunned and injured, he knew a group of rioters were stripping him of his gear. They grabbed spare ammunition, ripped the police radio off his chest and even stole his badge. Then, Fanone, who had just been Tasered several times in the back of the neck, heard something chilling that made him go into survival mode. [vemba-video id=”us/2021/01/15/capitol-riot-officers-sots-ctn-prok...
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White House officials blame Rudy Giuliani for both of Trump's impeachments, New York Times report says

Rudy Giuliani and Donald Trump together in November 2016. Drew Angerer/Getty Images White House officials blame Rudy Giuliani for not one, but two impeachments of President Donald Trump, according to a report by The New York Times. The president was impeached over his role in the deadly Capitol riots, which were largely fueled by Trump supporters' unsubstantiated belief the election was "stolen," an idea Giuliani has strongly pushed. Though White House officials are reportedly angry with G...
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Vast majority of Americans hold Trump responsible for Capitol siege, new Insider poll shows

Most Americans blame President Donald Trump for the Capitol siege, with less than one-fifth saying he's blameless for the violence, according to a new Insider poll. Mandel Ngan/Getty Images Americans overwhelmingly say that President Donald Trump is responsible on some level for the Capitol siege, according to a new Insider poll. 76% said Trump bears a "great deal" or "a lot" of responsibility. Less than one-fifth said the president is blameless for the riot at the Capitol.  Trump was ...
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GOP lawmaker and Army veteran who voted for Trump's impeachment says he's buying body armor over death threats

GOP Rep. Peter Meijer of Michigan said lawmakers are taking new precautions amid fears of violence following President Donald Trump's second impeachment. Jeff Kowalsky/Getty Images GOP Rep. Peter Meijer of Michigan on Thursday said that he and other colleagues are buying body armor over death threats linked to their impeachment votes.  "It's sad that we have to get to that point, but you know our expectation is that someone may try to kill us," Meijer told MSNBC.  Meijer was among 10 G...
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Trump’s impeachment trial could begin on Inauguration Day

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial could begin on Inauguration Day, just as Democrat Joe Biden takes the oath of office in an ever-more-extraordinary end to the defeated president’s tenure in the White House. The timing is not set and depends heavily on when House Speaker Nancy Pelosi decides to transmit the article of impeachment to the Senate. Democrats hoping to avoid interrupting Biden’s inauguration have suggested holding back until the new president has a chance to get...
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Donald Trump stands largely silent, alone after second impeachment

By JONATHAN LEMIRE, JILL COLVIN and ZEKE MILLER | Associated Press WASHINGTON — His place in the history books rewritten, President Donald Trump endured his second impeachment largely alone and silent. For more than four years, Trump has dominated the national discourse like no one before him. Yet when his legacy was set in stone on Wednesday, he was stunningly left on the sidelines. Trump now stands with no equal, the only president to be charged twice with a high crime or misdemeanor, a new co...
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Aides had to convince Trump not to go to the impeachment vote in person to defend himself, report says

A TV in the White House Press Briefing Room shows President Donald Trump defending himself in a recorded message after being impeached for a second time on January 13, 2021. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Aides talked President Trump out of showing up in person to defend himself at Wednesday's impeachment vote in the House of Representatives, Trump has been isolated since last week's riot at the US Capitol, abandoned by allies, cut off by the business world and deprived of his Twitter account...
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Aides had to convince Trump not to go the impeachment vote in person to defend himself, report says

A TV in the White House Press Briefing Room shows President Donald Trump defending himself in a recorded message after being impeached for a second time on January 13, 2021. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Aides talked President Trump out of showing up in person to defend himself at Wednesday's impeachment vote in the House of Representatives, Trump has been isolated since last week's riot at the US Capitol, abandoned by allies, cut off by the business world and deprived of his Twitter account...
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Trump moped alone in 'self-pity mode' at the White House residence as he was impeached for the 2nd time, reports say

President Donald Trump. AP Photo/Evan Vucci President Donald Trump was isolated and despondent at the White House residence as the House of Representatives voted to impeach him for the second time on Wednesday, reports say. Trump was impeached for his role in inciting protesters who stormed the US Capitol on January 6. Five people died as a result. Sources told CNN he was in "self-pity mode" and "holed up in the residence." A senior administration official told The Washington Post: "The pr...
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