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    Bradley Cortright February 4, 2021 0 Comments Former President Donald Trump‘s defense team is responding to the Democratic impeachment managers’ invitation for him to testify under oath before or during the Senate’s impeachment trial.  In a letter responding to the lead impeachment manager Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.), Trump attorney Bruce Castor wrote, “We are in receipt of your latest public relations stunt. As you certainly know, there is no such thing as a negative inference in this unconstitutional proceeding.” “Your letter only confirms what is known to everyone: you cannot prove your allegations against the 45th President of the Union States, who is now a private citizen,” he continued. “The use of our Constitution to bring a purported impeachment proceeding is much too serious to try to play these games.” Read the letter below: @maggieNYT got a copy of the prompt reply from Trump lawyers, who calls the...
    Bradley Cortright February 4, 2021 0 Comments The House Democrats charged with making the case that former President Donald Trump incited the mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol are asking him to testify before or during the Senate’s impeachment trial.  In a letter on Thursday, lead impeachment manager Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) wrote, “As you are aware, the United States House of Representatives has approved an article of impeachment against you for incitement of insurrection.” “Two days ago, you filed an Answer in which you denied many factual allegations set forth in the article of impeachment. You have thus attempted to put critical facts at issue notwithstanding the clear and overwhelming evidence of your constitutional offense,” he continued. “In light of your disputing these factual allegations, I write to invite you to provide your testimony under oath, either before or during the Senate impeachment trial, concerning your conduct on January 6,...
    Washington — The House Democrats who will prosecute the case against former President Donald Trump in his Senate impeachment trial are requesting the former president testify under oath during proceedings next week. Congressman Jamie Raskin, a Democrat from Maryland and the lead impeachment manager, sent a letter to Mr. Trump and his lawyers Thursday asking him to answer questions about his conduct on January 6, when a mob of his supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol building. Raskin suggested Mr. Trump provide his testimony, which would include cross-examination, as early as Monday, February 8, and no later than Thursday, February 11. "Presidents Gerald Ford and Bill Clinton both provided testimony while in office — and the Supreme Court held just last year that you were not immune from legal process while serving as president — so there is no doubt that you can testify in these proceedings," Raskin wrote. "Indeed,...
    House impeachment managers are requesting that former President Trump testify under oath at his trial before the Senate next week.  Lead impeachment manager Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md., sent a letter to the former president requesting he testify about his actions in the lead-up to the Jan. 6 Capitol riot either before or during the Senate impeachment trial.  "If you decline this invitation, we reserve any and all rights, including the right to establish at trial that your refusal to testify supports a strong adverse inference regarding your actions (and inaction) on January 6, 2021," Raskin continued. Trump is invited to respond by Friday at 5 p.m.  TRUMP LEGAL TEAM ARGUES IMPEACHMENT ARTICLE IS IN 'VIOLATION' OF CONSTITUTION The House voted Jan. 13 to impeach Trump 232 to 197, with 10 Republicans joining all Democrats. The Senate impeachment trial will begin Feb. 9.  Raskin said in a statement that Trump’s legal team had...
    House impeachment managers sent a letter to former President TrumpDonald Trump Pelosi pushing Newsom to pick Schiff for next California AG: report Palm Beach town attorney says Trump should be able to live at Mar-a-Lago Trump helipad at Mar-a-Lago to soon be demolished MORE on Thursday asking him to testify under oath in the Senate impeachment trial. Trump's lawyers have denied that Trump, who spoke at a rally in Washington, D.C. on January 6, is directly at fault for inciting that day's Capitol riot. The article of impeachment that passed the House accuses Trump of inciting insurrection with his remarks. “If you decline this invitation, we reserve any and all rights, including the right to establish at trial that your refusal to testify supports a strong adverse inference regarding your actions (and inaction) on January 6, 2021,” Rep. Jamie RaskinJamin (Jamie) Ben RaskinImpeachment managers say Trump conduct demands conviction House formally sends impeachment to Senate, putting...
    Loading the player... House Democrats on Thursday asked Donald Trump to testify under oath for his Senate impeachment trial, saying the former president must explain why he and his lawyers have disputed key factual allegations at the center of the case. The request from House impeachment managers make clear their intent to present an aggressive case against the former president even though he has left the White House. A Trump adviser did not immediately return a message seeking comment about the managers’ letter. Read More: Trump lawyers argue impeachment is unconstitutional in brief ahead of trial President Donald Trump waves as he boards Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House, in Washington, en route to his Mar-a-Lago Florida Resort. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File) The Senate impeachment trial starts Feb. 9. Trump is charged with inciting a mob of supporters that stormed the Capitol on Jan. 6....
    President Donald Trump answers questions from the news media in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, September 11, 2019.Leah Millis | Reuters The House Democrat leading the impeachment drive against former President Donald Trump formally requested on Thursday that the ex-president testify under oath on his own behalf at his upcoming trial in the Senate. Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md., sent a letter to Trump asking that the former president testify "concerning your conduct on January 6, 2021." Raskin, a former professor of constitutional law at American University, added that Trump's testimony would be subject to cross-examination. The impeachment trial is scheduled to start on Tuesday. Raskin wrote that Trump, who moved to Florida after departing the White House, could testify between Monday and Thursday. A Trump spokesperson did not immediately return a request for comment. Raskin's letter cited arguments that Trump's defense lawyers put forward on Tuesday...
    WASHINGTON — House Democrats on Thursday asked Donald Trump to testify under oath for his Senate impeachment trial, saying the former president must explain why he and his lawyers have disputed key factual allegations at the center of the case. The request from House impeachment managers make clear their intent to present an aggressive case against the former president even though he has left the White House. A Trump adviser did not immediately return a message seeking comment about the managers’ letter. The Senate impeachment trial starts Feb. 9. Trump is charged with inciting a mob of supporters that stormed the Capitol on Jan. 6. In the letter, Rep Jamie Raskin, one of the impeachment managers, asked that Trump provide testimony “either before or during the Senate impeachment trial,” and under cross-examination, about his conduct on Jan. 6, as early as Monday and not later than next Thursday, Feb. 11....
    The House impeachment managers on Thursday invited former President Donald Trump to testify under oath before during his upcoming Senate trial. The letter was signed by Maryland Rep. Jamie Raskin, who is leading House Democrats’ impeachment effort, and was addressed to Trump and his legal team. It was sent in response to an earlier answer by Trump’s legal team regarding the trial, where they denied that the former president played any role in inciting the Capitol riot on Jan. 6. “Two days ago, you filed an Answer in which you denied many factual allegations set forth in the article of impeachment,” Raskin wrote. “You have thus attempted to put critical facts at issue notwithstanding the clear and overwhelming evidence of your constitutional offense.” “In light of your disputing these factual allegations, I invite you to provide testimony under oath, either before or during the Senate impeachment trial, concerning your conduct...
    WASHINGTON -- House Democrats have asked former President Donald Trump to testify under oath for his Senate impeachment trial.A Trump adviser did not immediately return a message seeking comment about the letter from House impeachment managers.The Senate impeachment trial starts in earnest on February 9.Trump is charged with inciting a mob of supporters that stormed the Capitol on Jan. 6. House impeachment managers made the request in a letter Thursday.
    The House Democrat managing the impeachment effort against Donald Trump invited the former president to testify under oath next week for Senate trial over whether or not he incited an insurrection at the Capitol in early January. Democratic Rep. Jamie Raskin of Maryland, the lead impeachment manager, sent a one-page letter to Trump and his legal team on Thursday, noting that the House had voted to impeach him in January and that a Senate trial is set to begin on Tuesday. “Two days ago, you filed an Answer in which you denied many factual allegations set forth in the article of impeachment. You have thus attempted to put critical facts at issue notwithstanding the clear and overwhelming evidence of your constitutional offense,” Raskin said. “In light of your disputing these factual allegations, I write to invite you to provide testimony under oath, either before or during the Senate...
    DEMOCRAT lawmakers managing Donald Trump's impeachment trial have asked the former president to testify to the House under oath. It comes after Trump's team claimed he could not be impeached due to leaving office on January 20. 1House Democrats on Thursday asked former President Donald Trump to testify under oathCredit: AP:Associated Press The Senate impeachment trial starts on February 9. Trump is charged with inciting a mob of supporters that stormed the Capitol on Jan. 6. Most read in NewsBreakingSAG-GING RATINGSTrump RESIGNS from Screen Actors Guild & says 'who cares!'‘NOXIOUS NANCY’Pelosi accused of ‘faking’ at cop tribute after 'cheering' BLM riotsNO JUSTICEMan, 21, has sex with girl, 14, but walks free because he wore condomWAS THAT YOU, VLAD?Doc who treated poisoned Putin enemy found dead after 'heart attack''FREE PASS' Tom Brady accused of 'white privilege' for backing Trump ahead of Super BowlMUTANT NINJASThere are 4,000 Covid mutations in circulation...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — In new letter, House Democrats ask Trump to testify under oath for Senate impeachment trial. Copyright © 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.
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