Last minute of the ‘impeachment’ vote on Trump, live | International

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Yolanda Monge

At the gates of the Capitol, a man carries a banner in which he calls“cowards” to the senators for voting in favor of exonerating Donald Trump. Photo: Getty

02/05/2020 22:09

Pablo Ximenez de Sandoval

These are minutes of video for the story. The solemn reading of the charges and the decision of the jury (Senate). It is a political ritual that has only happened twice in history, in the middle of the 19th century and at the end of the 20th century.

02/05/2020 22:07

THE COUNTRY

The session resumes and an official reads the first charge: abuse of power.

02/05/2020 22:07

Yolanda Monge

The Senate is ready to vote against Donald Trump for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. Starts.

02/05/2020 22:05

THE COUNTRY

Protests in the Capitol. A group of protesters in favor of impeachment Trump has manifested under the dome of the Capitol. Photo: Alex Edelman (AFP).

02/05/2020 22:05

THE COUNTRY

Senators take a break before the vote.

02/05/2020 22:04

THE COUNTRY

The leader of the Republican majority in the Senate, Mitch MacConnell, urges the Democrats to assume the decision of the House, doubts about the system cause “more division than our adversaries can get.”

02/05/2020 22:00

Pablo Ximenez de Sandoval

Some context on how we got here. Months of fractional and confusing information. Until a spy put it all neatly in a report. From the call to the informant, from the informant to Congress:

http://cort.as/-UrDk

02/05/2020 22:00

Yolanda Monge

There are barely a few minutes left before the final vote on the impeachment of Donald Trump in the Senate. Here, the steps that have been followed in recent weeks. By Antonia Laborde.

http://cort.as/-UrDc

02/05/2020 21:55

THE COUNTRY

Now take the floor Mitch McConnell, referee and defense in the ‘impeachment’. The leader of the Republican majority has sought a trial that guarantees the least damage to Trump, something that has had to combine with maintaining the dignity of the institution to which he has dedicated 35 years. A chronicle of Pablo Guimon.

02/05/2020 21:55

THE COUNTRY

Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer (New York), just before the vote: “You cannot be on the side of this president and be on the side of truth.” And he adds in his appearance in the upper house: “The eyes of the nation are on the Senate.” “The Americans are going to defend this democracy, it’s beautiful democracy, in these dark moments.” He ends his appearance by saying that Americans will always fight “for the truth and never lose faith.”

02/05/2020 21:50

THE COUNTRY

Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer (New York) urges the Senate to condemn Trump, remove him from office and prevent him from running for public office in the future. “If this is not worthy of a political trial, nothing is. I find President Trump guilty. ” The senator considered that the two charges are equally important and compared Trump’s explanations with “excuses of a child caught in a lie.”

02/05/2020 21:42

THE COUNTRY

Trump and Guaidó at the White House. President Donald Trump has received the Venezuelan leader Juan Guaidó in the White House today. The media were expected to enter the Oval Office for a few minutes to take pictures of the meeting, however, while Senator Mitt Romney spoke in the Senate, the White House canceled access to the press, reports the ABC television channel. The visit of Guaidó has also been included in the president’s agenda this morning unexpectedly.

02/05/2020 21:17

Yolanda Monge

There is less than an hour left to conclude a process that has lasted almost six months and that is likely to result in a verdict of innocence for President Donald Trump. Here, written by Antonia Laborde and Pablo Ximénez de Sandoval, the characters of this impeachment.

http://cort.as/-UlG6

02/05/2020 21:11

THE COUNTRY

Rommey will vote in favor of condemning Trump for abuse of power. Utah Republican Senator Mitt Romney will vote in favor of condemning US President Donald Trump on Wednesday for abusing power for having withheld military aid from the Ukrainian government as a form of pressure for this country to initiate an investigation against the son of former Vice President Joe Biden for alleged corruption. The Republican senator, the first who has announced the vote against the leader of his party, will vote against the second article of impeachment, the one to obstruct Congress, according to The New York Times. The president, according to the Democratic accusation, ordered his team not to attend the subpoenas to testify in the House of Representatives and refused to deliver documents requested by lawmakers, but Rommey believes that this accusation has not been proven.

02/05/2020 21:07

Yolanda Monge

Here they have Kenetth Starr, the man who took Bill Clinton to the political trial and that he has now defended Donald Trump. Chronicle of Pablo Guimón.

http://cort.as/-UrCZ

02/05/2020 21:07

Yolanda Monge

For three days last week, Democrats in the Senate presented their allegations in the third trial for the removal of a president in the history of the United States. By presenting the case from beginning to end, detailing the reasons why they considered that Donald Trump incurred abuse of power and obstruction of Congress, they achieved an obvious drama. These are some keys to the exposition of the accusation reported by Pablo Guimón.

http://cort.as/-UrCU

02/05/2020 21:04

THE COUNTRY

The vote Each position will be voted individually. The president will be dismissed if found guilty of one of the two. Senators are expected to be called in alphabetical order and announce their decision. Each vote will last approximately 10 to 15 minutes, taking into account that there are 100 senators.

02/05/2020 21:03

Yolanda Monge

Read this chronicle of Amanda Mars about how the impeachment It has meant the total surrender of the Republican Party to Donald Trump. “The Republican Party is today the party of Donald Trump.” http://cort.as/-UrBf

02/05/2020 20:25

Yolanda Monge

The senator Mitt Romney already broke up last week with most of his match by voting in favor of calling witness testimony in the political trial against the president. Romney lost. Today he will lose again. http://cort.as/-UrBY

02/05/2020 20:19

THE COUNTRY

Republican Senator Mitt Romney (Utah) announces that he will vote in favor of condemning Donald Trump. “My vote will surely be in the minority but I have fulfilled my obligation,” he said in the Senate. The former presidential candidate has said he is among the senators who believe that the president’s performance “was wrong.” “I think that trying to corrupt elections to maintain power is an atrocious assault on the Constitution,” he said, unmarking himself from his party.

02/05/2020 20:11

THE COUNTRY

“No one is above the law”. This is the position that the Democrats have maintained in these months and that they reiterated on Monday during the conclusion of arguments. A chronicle of Yolanda Monge.

02/05/2020 19:57

THE COUNTRY

Change of side. At the moment it is unknown with certainty if any senator will change the voting line of his party. In these months there has been speculation about the possibility that some, such as Republican Lisa Murkowski (Alaska), would do so, but on Monday Murkowski said he would not vote to be accused of Trump but considered that “Trump’s behavior has been embarrassing and wrong. His personal interest cannot be put before those of this great nation, ”he said in the Senate. On the Democratic side, Senator Joe Manchin (West Virginia) also cleared the doubts on the same day: “We should not be concerned about the legacy of a senator, but about the legacy we leave for future generations of this great institution.”

02/05/2020 19:48

THE COUNTRY

Some have shared their position with their voters through social networks. “Senators are elected to make difficult decisions. We must study the facts and exercise decision-making independently while maintaining our oath, ”Senator Doug Jones (Alabama) has written on his Twitter account. His support had been questioned, but he will finally vote with the rest of the Democrats. The senator has assured that after studying the documents for months he has concluded that “the president used his power for his own benefit.”

https://twitter.com/DougJones/status/1225088858771116034?s=20

02/05/2020 19:10

THE COUNTRY

Senators are appearing one by one before casting their vote. The Republican majority is expected to vote to exonerate Trump and even if there is a transfuge, it is difficult for Democrats to get the necessary 67 votes (two thirds of the House) to be convicted.

02/05/2020 18:44

THE COUNTRY

The process of impeachment it covers the investigation and voting in the House of Representatives, where Trump was officially disapproved in December, thus becoming the third US president censored, and the political trial in the upper house, in which, to date, no president has reached be dismissed (Europa Press)

02/05/2020 17:39

THE COUNTRY

Donald Trump is the third president in history whose case is put to the vote of the House of Representatives to determine if he should be tried in the Senate and if he continues to lead the country. A chronicle of Antonia Laborde.

02/05/2020 17:37

THE COUNTRY

The political trial is chaired by the president of the United States Supreme Court, John Roberts. The Senate heard the final arguments of the defense and of the congressmen who act as prosecutors last Monday.

02/05/2020 17:31

THE COUNTRY

Democrats accuse Donald Trump of having withheld military aid from the Ukrainian government as a means of pressure to initiate an investigation against the son of former Vice President Joe Biden for alleged corruption. Biden is one of the candidates for the Democratic nomination for the November presidential elections in the United States.

02/05/2020 17:29

THE COUNTRY

Good afternoon. We begin the live narration of the vote in the United States Senate to resolve the political trial (impeachment) to President Donald Trump, who has been accused by Democrats of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.

02/05/2020 17:24

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