Trump lawyers make shocking claim of monarchical executive powers - Rachel Maddow and an MSNBC panel react to the argument by Donald Trump's lawyers that as long as Trump believes his reelection is good for the country, anything he does in furtherance of that goal is not impeachable.
Senate GOP, Except for Mitt Romney, Acquits Trump in Impeachment Trial: A Closer Look - Seth takes a closer look at Senate Republicans completing their cover-up of the president’s crimes today when they acquitted him after an impeachment trial with no witnesses.
Jon Meacham: GOP arguing that Trump is a monarch - On the Republican defense for Trump during the impeachment inquiry, Jon Meacham asks, “How did they become monarchists? Cause basically what they’re arguing that the president is acting in a kingly fashion and that’s okay.”
GOP-Controlled Senate Finds Trump Not Guilty, But Mitt Romney Honors His Oath And Votes To Convict - Stephen Colbert has made a lot of jokes about Mitt Romney over the years, but today our host honors the only Republican Senator to stand up and defend the United States Constitution by voting to impeach President Trump. #Monologue #Comedy #Colbert
Trump’s Impeachment Lawyers Argue He Can Do Whatever He Wants: A Closer Look
Seth takes a closer look at the president and his lawyers going from arguing that there was no quid pro quo to arguing that the president can do literally whatever he wants.
Claire McCaskill: Sen. Mitt Romney's stand was courageous, but so were Democrats in red states who voted to convict - Claire McCaskill says that Sen. Mitt Romney's vote to convict President Trump on the abuse of power charge is courageous. But she says credit is also due to four Democratic senators from states where Trump is popular who could be risking their seats with their vote to convict.
Meacham: 'We the people are now the jury' - After the acquittal of President Donald Trump, presidential historian Jon Meacham discusses what happens now.
According To Alan Dershowitz, Anything Trump Does Is Legal If It's Done In Pursuit Of His Reelection! - Donald Trump's impeachment defense attorney, Alan Dershowitz, took to the Senate lectern today with an argument reminiscent of Richard Nixon's declaration, "when the president does it, that means that it is not illegal." #Monologue #Impeachment #Comedy
Toobin: This means impeachment trial was a shamAnderson Cooper 360 A CNN panel discusses Sen. Lamar Alexander's (R-TN) announcement that he would oppose calling witnesses in the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump.