Trump's defense team focused arguments around Trump's concerns about Ukrainian corruption
Neil Quinter, former chief counsel to Sen. Feinstein, weighs in on Trump's defense team giving opening arguments during the impeachment trial.
Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., criticized the arguments from Trump's defense team and said they were "born of desperation." He also claimed the defense was trying "to put a muzzle on John Bolton" and prevent his testimony. Aired on 1/30/2020. As this week's impeachment trial proceedings come to a close, senators are weighing in on the opening arguments made by President Trump's defense team. One America's Eddie McCoven has more on the lawmakers' remarks. Following the House Democrat managers' opening arguments on Friday, the president's legal team is expected to lay out their defense this weekend. One America's Greta Wall spoke with Congressman Mike Johnson, who is on the legal team, to learn more about their strategy. Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., said he believed Trump's defense team "can't directly address the issues" during the impeachment trial in an interview with NBC News' Brian Williams.