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Politics Trump, in Davos, appears confident of Senate impeachment trial outcome: ‘We have a great case’

12:40  22 january  2020
12:40  22 january  2020 Source:   foxnews.com

Chief Justice Roberts admonishes both sides at Senate impeachment trial, after marathon session erupts into shouting match

  Chief Justice Roberts admonishes both sides at Senate impeachment trial, after marathon session erupts into shouting match An ongoing, marathon first day in the Senate impeachment trial against President Trump erupted into a shouting match well after midnight early Wednesday morning, as Trump's legal team unloaded on Democratic impeachment manager Rep. Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y. -- in an exchange that prompted a bleary-eyed Chief Justice John Roberts to sternly admonish both sides for misconduct in the chamber. Nadler began the historic spat by speaking in support of the eighth amendment of the day proposed by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer.

President Trump voiced optimism regarding the Senate impeachment trial as he arrived for a breakfast meeting with American CEOs and “ We have a great case ,” the president said to reporters gathered at the Davos Congress Center after his motorcade arrived from the Intercontinental Hotel.

The Senate will hear opening arguments in the impeachment trial on Wednesday (January 22), beginning up to six days of presentations on the question The U . S . president told waiting media at the conference hall in Switzerland that " we have a great case ". The Senate will hear opening arguments

President Trump voiced optimism regarding the Senate impeachment trial as he arrived for a breakfast meeting with American CEOs and business leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on Wednesday morning.

U.S. President Donald Trump flashes a thumbs-up as he arrives at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020. The 50th annual meeting of the forum is taking place in Davos from Jan. 21 until Jan. 24, 2020. Right is Executive Chairman Klaus Schwab.© AP Photo/Markus Schreiber U.S. President Donald Trump flashes a thumbs-up as he arrives at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020. The 50th annual meeting of the forum is taking place in Davos from Jan. 21 until Jan. 24, 2020. Right is Executive Chairman Klaus Schwab.

“We have a great case,” the president said to reporters gathered at the Davos Congress Center after his motorcade arrived from the Intercontinental Hotel. He added that he thought his legal team was doing “a very good job,” according to the Associated Press.

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The brief comment from Trump came just hours after a marathon first day of the impeachment trial concluded across the Atlantic in Washington, capped off just after midnight by a shouting match between Republicans and Democrats that prompted Chief Justice John Roberts to admonish both sides.

The confrontation was sparked when Rep. Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., accused Senate Republicans of “voting for a cover-up” after a series of trial-rules amendments proposed by Senate Democrats went down in defeat in party-line votes.

The amendments had called for permitting testimony from new witnesses and the release of documents, but were rejected 53-47 each time.

Senators worry that asking for new impeachment trial witnesses could create lengthy executive privilege debate

  Senators worry that asking for new impeachment trial witnesses could create lengthy executive privilege debate Sen. Ted Cruz said calling for any additional witnesses or documents would “substantially prolong” the Senate impeachment trial.Senate Democrats have argued they need testimony from witnesses and additional documents that were not provided during the impeachment inquiry because of the Trump administration's failure to comply with congressional issued subpoenas.

US President Donald Trump has arrived in Davos , Switzerland, for the World Economic Forum even as his impeachment trial begins in Washington, DC, in a few

Trump , in davos , appears confident of senate impeachment trial outcome : ‘ We have a great case ’. The brief comment from Trump came just hours after a marathon first day of the impeachment trial concluded across the Atlantic in Washington, capped off just after midnight

While most of the Senate spent Tuesday sitting in silence at the impeachment trial, Trump spent part of the day boasting of a robust U.S. economy in a speech to the global business community at the Switzerland gathering.

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“Today I'm proud to declare the United States is in the midst of an economic boom, the likes of which the world has never seen before,” he said, vowing to never to let “radical socialists destroy our economy.”

Trump was expected to participate in a pair of bilateral press conferences with leaders from Kurdistan and Iraq before returning to Washington later Wednesday.

Trump’s impeachment trial could extend into next week .
Republicans sources suggest the trial could extend into Wednesday.After Chief Justice John Roberts did not read his question aloud, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) arrives for a brief news conference during the Senate impeachment trial of U.S. President Donald Trump continues on Jan. 30 in Washington.

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