C-SPAN 16 Dec 2019

Sen. Schumer on Impeachment: "Trials have witnesses!"


Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) outlines his party's demands ahead of an impeachment trial, including calling John Bolton, Mick Mulvaney, Robert Blair, and Michael Duffey as witnesses.

US President Donald Trump has attacked his political rivals in a speech celebrating his acquittal on impeachment charges, sometimes using profanities.

He singled out Senator Mitt Romney, the only Republican to vote for Trump's removal over the Ukraine case.

He also criticised the Democrats leading the impeachment trial, calling them "dirty cops".

Al Jazeera's Kimberly Halkett reports from Washington, DC.
"There's been a sense of unity that we haven't seen for a long time in this country and let's hope and pray that that unity lasts far beyond this crisis."

Ben Carson delivered remarks at a coronavirus task force press briefing on Saturday.
CGTN's Mike Walter talked with Ian Reifowitz, a history professor at Empire State College of the State University of New York, about Trump's acquittal on impeachment and Trump's State of the Union address.
Has there been too much media coverage on impeachment? The Hill/HarrisX daily poll takes a look. This survey was conducted online within the United States from February 9-10, 2020 among 1,000 registered voters by HarrisX. The sampling margin of error of this poll is plus or minus 3.1 percentage points. The results reflect a nationally representative sample of registered voters. Results were weighted for age within gender, region, race/ethnicity, income, political party, and education where necessary to align them with their actual proportions in the population.

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