The impeachment trial against Donald Trump began Tuesday with some fireworks on the Senate floor.
Republicans and Democrats disagreeing on a number of issues, including the rules of the proceedings.
Those guidelines have been amended. Both sides get three days for opening arguments and evidence from the House of Representatives will now also be admitted without a vote.
The battle over witnesses, however, is still to come.
CGTN’s Sean Callebs has this report from Capitol Hill.
- Robb Watters is a Republican Strategist and Founder and Managing Partner of the Madison Group.
- Nate Lerner is the Co-founder and Executive Director of Build the Wave, a group promoting Democratic candidates.
- Christopher Metzler is a Conservative Analyst and Senior Advisor to a Republican Candidate running for Mayor in Baltimore.
- Scott Lucas is a Professor of U.S. Politics at the University of Birmingham in the UK.
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