The impeachment trial of President Donald Trump continues Saturday as his legal team begins his defense against two impeachment charges.
Here is how you can watch the proceedings on television and online:
What time does it start: The Senate will reconvene at 10 a.m. and the trial will continue then.
Jay Sekulow confirms Trump’s defense team will present from 10am-1pm tomorrow.— Alayna Treene (@alaynatreene) January 24, 2020
He said it was the Senate’s decision, not theirs, to shorten tomorrow’s session, and that the change was not the result of Trump’s complaints about TV ratings being worse on a Saturday
How can you watch: The trial will be live on cable news networks – CNN, Fox, MSNBC and others – and on CSPAN-2. Broadcast networks – ABC, CBS, NBC – have not announced whether they will broadcast the trial live. But if they don't, they have their own online sites where you can follow along – go to the home page for each network and you'll see a link to live coverage.
The networks also have YouTube channels where the livestream of their coverage of the trial can be accessed. Most local television and newspaper sites will also have livestreams on their websites. Go to the TV or newspaper homesite and look for a link.
What to expect: On Saturday, the president's attorneys will begin their opening arguments.
Jay Sekulow, Trump’s personal attorney, told reporters Friday night, “Look, for whatever reason, the House managers decided to not just open the door, but kick the door open on the Burisma-Biden matter,” suggesting that at least part of the president’s defense will focus on former Vice President Joe Biden and his son, Hunter.
The session on Saturday is expected to last about three hours, from 10 a.m. ET to 1 p.m. ET.
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