WATCH: Trump impeachment is about ‘policy differences,’ lawyer says | Trump impeachment trial

Jay Sekulow, a lawyer for President Donald Trump, told the U.S. Senate on Jan. 27 that the impeachment of the president is about “deep policy differences.” He added those differences “should not be the basis of an impeachment” and if they are, it puts the U.S. constitutional framework in danger. Trump’s defense team is presenting their arguments as part of the Senate impeachment trial. The trial has entered a pivotal week as his defense team resumes its case and senators face a critical vote on whether to hear witnesses or proceed directly to a vote that is widely expected to end in his acquittal. The articles of impeachment charge Trump with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. The House of Representatives impeached the president in December on those two counts.

For more on who’s who in the Trump impeachment inquiry, read: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/politics/whos-who-in-the-trump-impeachment-inquiry

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