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Senate impeachment trial: House managers present closing arguments, Monday

4 years 5 months 1 week ago Monday, February 03 2020 Feb 3, 2020 February 03, 2020 10:53 AM February 03, 2020 in News
Source: ABC News
House Manager Rep Hakeem Jeffries Photo: ABC News

WASHINGTON - On Monday, the House and the President's defense team have two hours to present closing arguments during the Senate impeachment trial. 

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Over the weekend, President Trump repeated his perspective on the trial, saying he was the victim of a politically motivated attempt to undermine his presidency and remove him from the White House.

After Monday's session, the Senate will adjourn until 3 p.m. (CST) Wednesday, when senators are scheduled to officially vote on the articles of impeachment. 

Trump's acquittal is expected, as 20 Republicans would have to join the Democratic caucus to vote against the president.

The lawyers' final pitches to senators on Monday follow a vote to block witnesses and the introduction of new evidence into the trial.

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