Arguing on the Senate floor on Tuesday during the first day of Trump’s second impeachment trial, lawyer David Schoen forcefully argued that the trial was unconstitutional.
“Presidents are impeachable because presidents are removable. Former presidents are not, because they cannot be removed. The Constitution is clear,” Schoen said. “Trial by the Senate sitting as a court of impeachment is reserved for the president of the United States, not a private citizen who used to be president of the United States.”
In a brief submitted on Feb. 2 ahead of the…
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