. Senate votes Trump trial is constitutional after emotional first day « JO LEE MAGAZINE

Politico – he Senate voted on Tuesday to uphold the Senate’s authority to put Donald Trump on trial for the House’s charge that he incited the Jan. 6 insurrection, sidelining the former president’s primary defense against the House’s impeachment article.

The vote came after a dramatic first day of the trial, which featured a montage of harrowing scenes of violence wrought by Trump’s supporters while Congress was certifying President Joe Biden’s Electoral College victory. But the final tally reaffirmed the likelihood of Trump’s acquittal, with few Republican senators moved by the House’s arguments and just six voting to declare the proceedings constitutional.

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