Wednesday, February 10, 2021

7:40 p.m. ML Schumer asked unanimous consent to adjourn the Senate sitting as a Court of Impeachment until 12 Noon on Thursday, February 11th and also adjourned the Senate. Under the provisions of S.Res.47, the House Managers will continue to make their presentation for up to 8 hours on Thursday.

7:39 p.m. Senator Lee withdrew his request for a vote. Manager Raskin withdrew the remarks attributed to Senator Lee.

7:32 p.m. Senator Lee spoke on the Chair’s ruling.

7:31 p.m. Senators Wicker and Lee asked for the Chair’s ruling.

7:30 p.m. Senator Lee appealed the ruling of the Chair.

7:29 p.m. Senator Lee spoke about statements attributed to him by the House Managers relating to a phone call that were not made by him. Senator Lee asked that the statements be stricken from the record.

7:29 p.m. Manager Raskin announced that the House Managers were prepared to recess for the evening.

6:51 p.m. Manager Castro began his presentation.

6:48 p.m. Manager Cicilline began his presentation.

6:45 p.m. Manager Raskin began his presentation.

6:29 p.m. Manager Cicilline began his presentation.

6:28 p.m. The trial reconvened.

5:25 p.m. ML Schumer announced the trial will recess for the dinner break.

4:52 p.m. Manager Swalwell began his presentation.

4:11 p.m. Manager Plaskett began her presentation.

4:10 p.m. The trial reconvened.

3:43 p.m. The trial recessed.

3:21 p.m. Manger Dean began her presentation.

2:41 p.m. Manager Plaskett began her presentation.

2:25 p.m. Manager Lieu began his presentation.

2:05 p.m. Manager Dean began her presentation.

1:39 p.m. ML Schumer asked u.c. to take a 15-minute break.

1:14 p.m. Manager Swalwell began his presentation.

12:57 p.m. Manager Castro began his presentation.

12:26 p.m. Manager Neguse began his presentation.

12:03 p.m. House Manager Raskin began his presentation.

12:03 p.m. The Senate has convened as a Court of Impeachment.

12:02 p.m. ML Schumer announced the expectation of 2 ten minute breaks and a 45-minute dinner break around 6 p.m.

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The Senate will reconvene as a Court of Impeachment for the trial of Donald Trump, Former President of the United States at 12:00 p.m.

  • Under the provisions of S.Res.47, the House Managers will make their presentation for up to 8 hours.

Tuesday, February 9, 2021

5:10 p.m. The Senate adjourned until 12:00 noon on Wednesday.

5:09 p.m. By a tally of 56-44 the Senate decided the trial was Constitutional.

Republicans Cassidy, Collins, Murkowski, Romney, Sasse and Toomey joined all Democrats and Independents in favor.

5:01 p.m. The Senate began voting on whether the trial of a former President was Constitutional.

5:00 p.m. Mr Raskin was recognized.

3:51 p.m. Mr Schoen, representing Mr Trump was recognized.

3:02 p.m. The Senate returned from the recess, Mr Castor, representing Mr Trump was recognized.

2:41 p.m. The Senate took a brief recess.

2:32 p.m. Mr Raskin was recognized.

2:10 p.m. House Manager Mr Cicilline was recognized.

1:43 p.m. House Manager Neguse was recognized.

1:30 p.m. Manager Raskin resumed his argument.

1:14 p.m. House Manager Raskin was recognized. He made a video presentation of the attack on the Capitol.

1:13 p.m. By a vote of 89 to 11, the resolution was agreed to.

1:05 p.m. The clerk began the call of the roll.

1:04 p.m. Majority Leader Schumer called up the resolution governing the conduct of the trial and asked for the yeas and nays.

1:02 p.m. President Pro Tempore Leahy called on the sergeant at arms to make the proclamation. The sergeant at arms proclaimed the trial to be in session.

The Senate will convene as a court of impeachment at 1:00 p.m.

Following the prayer and pledge, the Senate will resume the impeachment trial of former President Donald John Trump. Then, the Senate is expected to consider a trial organizing resolution. If the Senate cannot adopt the resolution by unanimous consent, there will be a roll call vote on adoption of the resolution.

The resolution calls for up to 4 hours equally divided between the Impeachment Managers and the former president’s counsel to present arguments on the constitutionality of the trial. Following these arguments the Senate will vote, at a simple majority threshold, on whether the Senate has jurisdiction under the Constitution to try the former president. 

Additional roll call votes are expected during Tuesday’s session.