Q&A begins in Trump impeachment trial

An activist holds a sign during a rally calling for witnesses in the Senate impeachment trial of U.S. President Donald Trump at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., January 29, 2020. Credit: REUTERS/Yuri Gripas.

Senators now get to ask both sides questions over two days. Attorney Alan Dershowitz argued today that even if President Trump sought a reelection advantage by freezing aid to Ukraine in exchange for a probe of the Bidens, it could still be seen as part of the public interest.