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President Trump's attorneys closed their arguments on Tuesday with a rejection of Democrats' case and a warning about the peril to future chief executives if he is removed for this.

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House impeachment managers are taking to the Senate floor Wednesday, arguing their case for why President Trump should be removed from office. Trump, meanwhile, called the case against him a "hoax."

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Read The White House Response To The Senate Impeachment Trial Summons


The response is a formal part of the process in the Senate impeachment trial, which begins Tuesday.

White House Responds To Senate Impeachment Trial Summons


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