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Former President Donald Trump’s protection crew takes the Senate flooring Friday after two days of arguments by Home managers within the impeachment trial.
The Senate started Trump’s second impeachment trial on Tuesday, hinged on the cost that he incited a lethal mob to storm the U.S. Capitol final month.
Hearken to particular protection of the proceedings on the audio hyperlink above.
The historic second trial comes only a month after the Jan. 6 Capitol riot that left 5 folks, together with a police officer, lifeless. Two extra cops who responded to the scene have died by suicide since.
The Home managers performing because the prosecution within the trial blamed Trump for stoking the gang and instantly endangering tons of of lawmakers.
Trump’s protection is that his remarks forward of the riot ought to be protected beneath the First Modification and that he shouldn’t be tried as a result of he is now not in workplace.
Watch the trial beneath and observe our liveblog right here.
This story initially printed on Tuesday at 1 p.m. ET.