Trump Impeachment Trial Recap: Rules Debate, Vote

President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial began Tuesday with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell abruptly easing his restrictive proposed rules for debate. The Republican leader backed off the condensed two-day schedule to add a third for opening arguments after protests from senators, including Republicans. Democrats introduced amendments calling for fresh witnesses and additional documents.

See how the day's events unfolded in the blog below.

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