Trump impeachment trial: Senate to reconvene for closing arguments and vote – live updates

Trump impeachment trial: Senate to reconvene for closing arguments and vote – live updatesFebruary 13, 2021

Each legal team will have two hours to re-state their case before Senate likely votes to acquit Donald Trump

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Yesterday Trump’s legal team used only three of their 16 permitted hours, before wrapping up. Then there was a session where Senators were able to ask questions. The Senate will reconvene at 10am EST today, which is 1500 GMT/0200 AEDT. It may very well prove to be the final session of the fastest impeachment trial in US history. Here’s what we expect…

Closing arguments: Each side today will have two hours to present their closing arguments. We already know what they are.

Hello and welcome to Saturday’s live coverage of US politics. Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial will resume in the Senate at 10am EST (1500 GMT), and we’ll almost certainly see a vote to acquit him by the end of the day. Here’s a catch-up on where we are…

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