LIVE UPDATES: Trump impeachment manager Eric Swalwell says Democrats will ‘be ready’ with witnesses if allowed

LIVE UPDATES: Trump impeachment manager Eric Swalwell says Democrats will ‘be ready’ with witnesses if allowed

U.S.
Rep.

Eric
Swalwell,
who
will
help
prosecute former President
Trump for
“incitement
of
insurrection,”
said
House

impeachment managers
are
prepared
to
call
witnesses
at
the
upcoming
Senate
trial. 

Fast
Facts

    • Trump’s
      trial,
      which
      is
      unprecedented
      since
      no
      former
      president
      has
      ever
      faced
      impeachment,
      is
      set
      to
      start
      the
      week
      of
      Feb.
      8
    • Trump
      was
      impeached
      by
      the
      House
      for “incitement
      of
      insurrection”
      after
      rioters
      stormed
      the
      U.S.
      Capitol
      following
      a
      Jan.
      6
      Trump
      rally 

“If
the
Senate
allows
witnesses,
we
will
be
ready
with
witnesses,”
Swalwell,
D-Calif.,
told
MSNBC
on
Saturday
morning.

MSNBC
host
Tiffany
Cross
told
Swalwell
she’d
like
to
see
Trump’s
inner
circle
called
to
testify
before
the
Senate
trial
about
their
speeches
at
the
“Stop
the
Steal”
rally
on
Jan.
6
that
precipitated
the

Capitol
riot,
including
Trump’s
eldest
son
Don
Jr.
and
Trump
lawyer
Rudy
Giuliani.

Throughout
U.S.
history,
no
former
president
has
faced
impeachment. 

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