- Senators asked questions in the fourth full day of arguments in the Senate impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump now under way.
- Trump’s lawyers presented his defence, relying on the argument that the former president’s rally remarks are protected by free speech principles.
- House managers had offered two days of powerful and, at times, emotional arguments including graphic video of the January 6 attack by Trump supporters on the US Capitol.
- President Joe Biden said he was “anxious to see” whether Republican senators will vote to convict as the trial appears headed to a speedy conclusion.
Welcome to Al Jazeera’s coverage of the impeachment trial. This is William Roberts and Steve Chaggaris.
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