Trump’s Impeachment Trial For Inciting An Insurrection Begins

February 9, 2021

Former President Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial kicked off on Tuesday afternoon, with House managers and his defense team presenting arguments on whether he can face conviction for his role stirring up the Jan. 6 Capitol mob after leaving office. Republicans have coalesced around the idea — disputed by many constitutional scholars — that a former president cannot be impeached.

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