The second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump will begin today.
This time, the case against Mr. Trump is more straightforward: Did his words incite chaos at the Capitol on Jan. 6?
We look ahead to the arguments both sides will present.
Guest: Jim Rutenberg, a writer at large for The New York Times and The Times Magazine.
- The impeachment case claims that former President Donald Trump was “singularly responsible” for the Capitol riot. His defense team argues that he cannot be tried.
- Here’s what to watch for as the trial begins.
- Hours after the 2020 vote, Mr. Trump declared the process a fraud. We look at his 77-day campaign to subvert the election.
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