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  • Dad, I don't want to come back to the capital.

  • Emotional accounts of the January 6th attack on the U.

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  • Capitol and an uneven and at times loud defense I make no apology were presented to the 100 seat Senate on Tuesday, the first day of the historic second impeachment trial of Donald Trump, the only former president to be tried in the Senate.

  • After leaving office, I'll show you.

  • Tuesday's dramatic proceedings began with lead impeachment trial manager Jamie Raskin premiering AH!

  • Highly produced and graphic 13 minute video showing scenes of Trump backers violently breaching the capital, juxtaposed with images of the alarmed lawmakers inside Stop the steel and using Trump's own words against him.

  • Senators.

  • This cannot be our future.

  • This cannot be the future of America.

  • We cannot have presidents inciting and mobilizing mob violence against our government in our institutions because they refused to accept the will of the people under the Constitution of United States.

  • The day one arguments centered on the question of whether holding a trial after Trump left office violates the US Constitution.

  • Trump's lead defense lawyer, Bruce Castor, said the Senate did not have jurisdiction to conduct the trial, but admitted his team had to change its strategy after the impeachment managers made their case.

  • I'll be quite frank with you.

  • We changed what we were going to do on account that we thought that the House managers presentation was well done, co counsel David Shown then delivered UM, or aggressive defense for the president, arguing the impeachment process was being weaponized by House Democrats, a group of partisan politicians seeking to eliminate Donald Trump from the American political scene and seeking to disenfranchise 74 million plus American voters.

  • But in the end, a majority of the Senate voted to move forward with the trial on a charge of inciting the deadly capital riot.

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