Jan 21, 2020

Adam Schiff: "The truth will come out"

House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), acting as Democrats' chief impeachment manager in the Senate trial against President Trump, argued Tuesday that additional documents and evidence must be allowed in the proceeding.

"The truth will come out. The question is, 'Will it come out in time?' And what answer shall we give if we did not pursue the truth now and let it remain hidden until it was too late to consider on the profound issue of the president's guilt or innocence?"

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Pat Cipollone: Democrats want to remove Trump from 2020 ballot with impeachment

White House counsel Pat Cipollone, one of President Trump's chief defenders during his impeachment trial, alleged Tuesday during the debate over the trial's rules that Democrats want to "steal" the 2020 presidential election via the impeachment process.

"It's buried in the small print of their ridiculous articles of impeachment. They want to remove President Trump from the ballot. They won't tell you that. They don't have the guts to say it directly, but that's exactly what they're here to do."

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The daily highlights from Trump's Senate impeachment trial

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The Senate impeachment trial of President Trump is set to wrap up on Wednesday with a final on whether or not to remove him from office.

The big picture: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell got the speedy, no-witness trial he wanted. Republicans officially have the votes to acquit Trump, according to a Politico analysis of public statements.

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Trump impeachment trial recap, day 1: Senators approve rules of proceeding

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The first day of the Senate impeachment trial of President Trump saw a series of procedural clashes over the rules at the heart of the proceeding on Tuesday.

What happened: Senators ultimately approved Senate Majority Leader's Mitch McConnell's proposed roadmap for the trial after a series of votes initiated by Democrats to include more witnesses and evidence failed along party lines.

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