President Donald Trump's impeachment trial could begin as soon as 1 p.m. on Inauguration Day. One of the Democratic impeachment managers, Rep. Madeleine Dean, said she wants senators to "look at their conscience" and "vote the correct way." (Jan. 14)
Congresswoman and impeachment manager Madeleine Dean (D-PA) tells Andrea Mitchell that President Trump "lit the match," causing the riots at the Capitol on January 6. Dean also pushed back on the notion that impeaching a former president is unconstitutional. "And we do know, number one, it is constitutional because the text of the constitution is not just about removal as a result of impeachment and conviction but also future disqualification. The framers knew very much the threat of mobs and demagogues," she said. Aired on 01/25/2021. CNN's Erin Burnett talks to impeachment manager, Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA), as House Democrats plan to send the article of impeachment against former President Donald Trump to the Senate. With the date set for the second Impeachment trial of former President Trump, impeachment manager Rep. Diana DeGette tells Ali Velshi this trial will be especially interesting to argue because "these senators - they're not just the jury. Most of them are also victims of this crime." She added that the case is vital because, "we have to make sure that he never holds federal office again." Donald Trump's Senate impeachment trial is elucidated by Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI), a House impeachment manager, in conversation with Jonathan Capehart.