After Sworn Oath, Historic Impeachment Trial Begins - Day That Was
Less than a day after Giuliani associate Lev Parnas implicated President Trump and top White House officials in an interview with MSNBC's Rachel Maddow, the historic impeachment trial begins. Chief Justice John Roberts, who will preside over the trial, administered the oath to "do impartial justice" to all senators. Aired on 1/16/2020.
After Hours catches up with Burgess Owens -- congressional candidate for Utah's 4th district and former NFL player - to discuss his reaction to the final days of the Senate impeachment trial. The Senate is expected to acquit President Trump on all charges, abuse of power and obstruction of Congress after five months of investigation and a fierce fight on Capitol Hill. The US Senate has found President Trump not guilty of abuse of power and the obstruction of congress in his historic impeachment trial. Donald Trump had been charged with high crimes and misdemeanours by the members of the House of Representatives but, as expected, the Republican majority in the Senate cleared him, which means he'll fight for re-election in November.
Tonight's BBC News at Ten is presented by Sophie Raworth and hears from the BBC's North America editor Jon Sopel. President Trump is declaring victory after being acquitted in his impeachment trial. CBS News chief Washington correspondent Major Garrett, Associated Press White House reporter Jill Colvin, and Wall Street Journal Capitol Hill reporter Siobhan Hughes joined CBSN to discuss the latest.