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Democrats Close Their Case Using Trump’s Words Against Him

  • Democrats say Trump’s statements show his blame for riot
  • Former president’s defense set to present their case on Friday
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WATCH: Graphic video shows a mob attacking the Capitol.(Source: Bloomberg)
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House prosecutors concluded their case for convicting Donald Trump in his Senate impeachment trial, saying they’ve proven that the former president is guilty of inciting an insurrection when a mob of his supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 to stop the peaceful transfer of power.

“Senators, America, we need to exercise our common sense about what happened,” Representative Jamie Raskin, the lead impeachment manager, said in the Democrats final arguments. “Let’s not get caught up in a lot of outlandish lawyers’ theories here. Exercise your common sense about what just took place in our country.”