The second impeachment trial of former President Trump starts this afternoon in the Senate and should take more than a week to complete.
A single House article of impeachment accuses Trump of inciting the deadly mob attack at the U.S. Capitol on January 6th.
The 45th President's Answer to Article of Impeachment: pic.twitter.com/SWm1h0PQk3
— Trump War Room (@TrumpWarRoom) February 2, 2021
Trump’s attorneys will argue it’s unconstitutional to try the former President since he is no longer in office.
Most likely, the former president will not be convicted because that would require 67 votes in the 100-member Senate.
Florida Senator Marco Rubio says impeachment proceedings are a waste of time and Congress should be more focused on the response to the pandemic.
— Marco Rubio (@marcorubio) February 9, 2021