Opening Arguments Resume In Impeachment Trial

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January 23, 2020 - 11:59 am
ep. Mike Johnson (R-LA), Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC), Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY), Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-NY), and Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) speak with reporters in the Senate subway before the impeachment trial of President Trump on Jan. 23, 2020.

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The impeachment trial of President Trump will resume Thursday with Democrats from the House continuing their opening arguments. 

Click here to listen live to the session from the Senate. It was scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. Pacific and could last for eight hours. 

The team of seven Democrats are acting as prosecutors in the third impeachment trial of a president. They began making their arguments Wednesday that Trump should be removed from office for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. 

The Democrats, led by Rep. Adam Schiff, could continue their opening statements on Friday. The defense for Trump will also have up to three days and 24 hours to present their opening arguments.