President Donald Trump's impeachment trial is headed toward a historic conclusion this week.
Senators are all-but-certain to acquit him on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress, but there’s still plenty of drama to unfold before the final vote Wednesday.
House managers opened with a plea from Democratic Rep. Jason Crow of Colorado who said: “We cannot and should not leave our common sense at the door.”
Trump's defense countered that the “fast-track” impeachment case against the president was flawed, rushed and nothing short of an effort to undo the 2016 election and shape the next one.
The vote is expected to cap a months-long investigation into whether Trump improperly withheld U.S. military aid from Ukraine in a bid to pressure it to launch investigations into Democratic rival Joe Biden.
In a frenetic week, the 2020 presidential election kicks off in Iowa on Monday and Trump will give his State of the Union address Tuesday, before senators cast their final votes.
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