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Senate impeachment trial: Live highlights and updates

Posted On: Jan 24, 2020   |   Posted By: Politico

Senate impeachment trial: Live highlights and updates

House Democrats will use their final day of opening arguments to outline President Donald Trump's alleged obstruction of Congress, and why it merits his ouster under the Constitution.
Trump's legal defense team will tell its side of the story beginning on Saturday.
This story will continue to be updated. Keep scrolling for other recent highlights.
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Coronavirus briefing: ‘We can still do our job' during impeachment trial
Senators will file into the chamber at 1 p.m. Friday to hear the last hours of House impeachment managers' opening arguments in their case against President Donald Trump.
But first, all 100 senators are invited to a bipartisan briefing at 10:30 a.m. on the coronavirus, a deadly respiratory illness that was first found in China and has now been linked to at least one patient in the U.S.
“Senators want to know what we should know about it and what we should do about it,” said Sen. Lamar Alexander , who helped organize the briefing as chairman of the Senate panel that oversees...

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