President Donald Trump's son-in-law told CNN the Ukraine actions are "very easy to defend" because House managers "don't really have any legitimate accusations."
CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin argued with member of President Donald Trump's defense team Alan Dershowitz over the meaning of the phrase, "abuse of power," and whether the president can be impeached for it. Dershowitz called the definition of the term "vague and open-ended."
Judge Andrew Napolitano denounced the GOP's newly formed criticism of former National Security Advisor John Bolton during a Tuesday appearance on Fox Business channel, while suggesting that Bolton was likely to be called to testify in the Senate trial of President Donald Trump.
Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum said "Republicans don't care" if Trump is guilty of the charges leveled in the articles of impeachment. Meanwhile, Ohio Democratic Senator Sherrod Brown said the GOP was "afraid" of the president. "Fear does the business," Brown said.
Joseph Bondy, the attorney of Rudy Giuliani associate Lev Parnas, has asked a federal judge to allow his client to hand over further secret recordings of President Donald Trump to House Democrats.
"Hard to get 75% of Americans to agree that the sky is blue. This is an overwhelming bi-partisan majority for witnesses," MSNBC political analyst Richard Stengel tweeted.
Conservative group Republicans for the Rule of Law sponsored a mobile billboard truck Tuesday, which drove around Washington, D.C. with a sign advocating for the ouster of President Donald Trump in favor of Vice President Mike Pence.
This is Trump's first rally since his Senate impeachment trial began.
Nancy Pelosi's daughter Christine Pelosi wonders whether John Bolton would testify, after he said that he believes Bolton.
Former House Republican Conference policy director Evan McMullin criticized Alan Dershowitz's defense during Monday's hearing.
Joe Scarborough said President Donald Trump's defense counsel looked "sad and mournful" as he presented the commander-in-chief's case.
Dershowitz argued that even if Trump did what people accuse him of doing, it didn't rise to the level of an impeachable offense.
CNN's legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin said Trump lawyer Pam Bondi did well by pointing out "how sleazy the hiring of Hunter Biden was" in Monday's impeachment trial proceedings. "There is no way to dress that up," Toobin said.
Lou Dobbs said on his Fox Business program Monday that former National Security Adviser John Bolton had become a "tool for radical Dimms and the Deep State" because Bolton's literary agency, Javelin, had also published books by former members of the Trump administration.
Senator Lindsey Graham said on Twitter Monday that evidence against former Vice President Joe Biden and his son Hunter had not been disproven. "They most definitely should not be swept under the rug," Graham tweeted.
"If John Bolton says it," Collins said, "It must be true. Even though the president said it didn't happen."
Chris Wallace suggests that the news of Bolton's book had the potential to change how the president's impeachment trial proceeds.
'Fox & Friends' co-host Brian Kilmeade said no witnesses would have been called and the process would have promptly moved past that without this development.
"To support Ukraine is to support a rules-based international order that enabled major powers in Europe to avoid war for seven decades," William Taylor wrote.
Obama-era appointee Joyce Vance said a tweet denying the claims wasn't "enough" as Bolton was willing to testify.
The ex-national security advisor has reportedly written a book claiming he had a conversation with President Donald Trump about withholding aid over the Biden investigations.
Joseph Bondy tweeted that it was "curious" that Bolton was reportedly told of "the same Presidential quid pro quo" his client has described.
"In neither of these cases is there any mention of breaking a specific criminal statute," Chris Wallace explained.
Activist and TV personality Monica Lewinsky urged pundits and political analysts to stop using her name in the frequent comparisons between former President Bill Clinton's 1998 impeachment and that of Donald Trump's today.
"Can we see the evidence Rudy, can we see it?" the Fox News host asked, appearing skeptical.
The former 2016 presidential hopeful was discussing the impeachment trial at the Sundance premiere of her docu-series.
Democrats said Trump attorneys' opening statements had the unintended result of making the case for calling more witnesses.
Senate Republicans expressed dismay after the House Intelligence Committee Chairman repeated an anonymously-sourced quote which said Donald Trump will put senators' "head on a pike" if they vote against the president.
President Donald Trump is not charged in either of the articles of impeachment with violating a criminal statute, although he is accused of unlawful conduct.