Chief Justice John Roberts, who is presiding over the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, scolded both the Democratic House managers and the President's defense team early Wednesday morning after a contentious exchange on the Senate floor.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer unveiled a series of amendments on Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning to amend the organizing resolution to set the rules of the Senate impeachment trial for President Donald Trump. The text for the 10th amendment is below:
President Donald Trump's Senate impeachment trial, if its first real day is any guide, will be a dramatic, divisive and fact-bending showdown in his own confrontational image and its aftershocks will rumble for decades to come.
Democrats on Tuesday proposed subpoenaing former national security adviser John Bolton through an amendment to the organizing resolution to set the rules for the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. Read that amendment below:
Andrew Peek, the senior director for European and Russian affairs at the National Security Council, was placed on administrative leave in recent days and is being replaced, at least temporarily, after only a few months on the job due to an ongoing investigation that's been described as "security related," according to two people familiar with the situation.
Mitch McConnell said in 1999 he believed the Senate was entitled to witnesses in President Bill Clinton's impeachment trial and added that he would have voted to give House impeachment managers "whatever" they wanted.
Press access to the Senate chamber for the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump has been severely restricted, and the only television coverage is through cameras controlled by the Senate itself.