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Impeachment Trial: Day 4

Former President Donald Trump's lawyers took only a few hours Friday to argue against impeachment, confidant that they have enough votes to secure acquittal. The feisty legal team said Trump's speech on Jan. 6 was protected free speech and wasn't intended to incite the riot that breached the Capitol. And they accused Democrats of waging a campaign of hatred against Trump while being hypocritical about their own inflammatory rhetoric. The trial resumes Saturday with an expected vote.

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Impeachment Trial: Day 4

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    Trump lawyers: Impeachment based on hatred, not facts

    Trump lawyers: Impeachment based on hatred, not facts

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump’s impeachment lawyers accused Democrats of waging a campaign of “hatred” against the former president as they sped through their defense of his actions and fiery words before the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, hurtling the Senate toward a final vote in his …

    5 takeaways from Day 4 of Donald Trump’s impeachment trial

    5 takeaways from Day 4 of Donald Trump’s impeachment trial

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    CNN - Chris Cillizza

    CNN — After two days of House impeachment managers making their case for the conviction of Donald Trump on a charge of incitement, the former President’s legal team got its chance on Friday. The core of the Trump team’s defense was that his words at the January 6 “Stop the Steal” rally were just …

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