Representative Jamie Raskin issued a warning on the first day of Donald Trump's Senate impeachment trial.
"They say you need this trial before the nation can heal, that the nation cannot heal without it. I say our nation cannot possibly heal with it," Schoen said.
The Senate voted 56 to 44 on Tuesday that the impeachment trial against former President Donald Trump is constitutional.
"Nothing before us proves illegality anywhere near the massive scale, the massive scale that would have tipped the entire election," Mitch McConnell said in January.
"The president of the United States sided with the insurrectionists. He celebrated their cause. He validated their attack," Cicilline said in reference to Trump's January 6 tweet about the Capitol riot.
President Joe Biden won't be among the anticipated millions of Americans watching the U.S. Senate's second impeachment trial of Donald Trump .
Senators will listen to four hours of debate over whether the proceeding is constitutional because Trump is no longer in office.
"Fear has been motivating them," the Democratic lawmaker said of her GOP colleagues.
The Republican senators have faced a backlash since they opposed the Electoral College results amid the violence on January 6.
The U.S. will start its fourth presidential impeachment trial in history this week, with half being for Donald Trump.
The Missouri Republican is the only senator to have voted nay on everyone of the president's picks, having done so seven times in a row.
Opening arguments in the former president's second impeachment trial are expected in the Senate on Wednesday.
Impeachment managers from Trump's first impeachment trial say it will be critical for those selected to prosecute the former president in the second trial to provide context leading up to the January 6 Capitol riot.
Brooks, a Trump loyalist known for leading the charge to overturn the election, said he's considering running for Senator Richard Shelby's seat in 2022.
Republicans only need to flip one seat in the 2022 election cycle to win back the U.S. Senate, but an increasing number of retirements could complicate their path to majority control.
Former President Donald Trump will make history this week as the only U.S. president to be impeached twice and the first to undergo trial after leaving office.
Bruce Castor, one of Trump's attorneys, argued impeachment isn't meant to be a "punishment."
Pennsylvania's Democratic Lt. Gov. John Fetterman announced his 2022 bid for Senate on Monday.
Sifton, a former state senator, included footage from the Capitol siege in his campaign launch video.
David Schoen and Bruce Castor Jr.—both experienced in criminal defense—will head the effort in the trial slated to begin on February 9.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has selected nine House Democrats who will serve as prosecutors in the trial.
If the 2020 election taught us anything, it's that our democratic system is more fragile and more in need of reform than we thought.
Prosecuting Donald Trump for violating federal law is the job of the Justice Department and appointing a special counsel would be the best way of getting it done.
The current shortest impeachment trial record was set by Trump's first impeachment trial in 2020, which spanned 21 days.
"Impeachment is a political process," the Republican senator said Sunday. "I think this is a very bad idea."
The Republican lawmaker said whether Trump is convicted "depends upon that which is presented" during the Senate trial.
"Last I heard, someone making $55,000 a year is not 'rich,'" Senator Bernie Sanders tweeted.
A conviction is unlikely, but polls show Democrats heavily support barring Trump from future office.
"It seems to me that in order to change the entire dynamic here, you have to do something bold and decisive," Nick Akerman, a former Watergate prosecutor, told Newsweek.