“You don’t really need to go to law school to get what’s wrong with that argument,” said Rep. Jamie Raskin.
The House impeachment managers made a clear and emotional case for why the Senate must hold an impeachment trial. Trump's lawyers? Not so much.
The day after burying his son, Rep. Jamie Raskin’s (D-Md.) family accompanied him to the U.S. Capitol. Then the riot began.
“They thought they were going to die,” he recalled of his daughter and son-in-law. The pair had joined him at the Capitol one day after his son's funeral.
In making their case against former President Donald Trump, House impeachment managers presented this video outlining the deadly events at the United States Capitol on Jan. 6.
The video showed Trump telling supporters, "If you don’t fight like hell, you’re not going to have a country anymore,” shortly before they stormed Congress.
The former president's second impeachment trial began in the Senate on Tuesday.
Trump's COVID-19 diagnosis "shows the need for us to create a process for future presidents," the House speaker said.
The New York lawmaker invoked her Christian faith in a passionate defense of the dignity and rights of LGBTQ Americans.
For a president who ignores the courts, the power of the purse and even his Republican allies, the only answer is impeachment.