No phones. No coffee. No talking. How senators are coping with long days of impeachment arguments
Friday, 24 January 2020 No coffee, no cellphones, no talking: As the long days of the impeachment trial proceed in the U.S. Senate chamber, senators have used varying coping methods, including taking notes, chewing gum, passing notes, standing behind their desks to stretch — even playing with fidget spinners.
Four days of opening arguments await as the impeachment trial against Donald Trump formally begins in Washington D.C. Senate rules say the trial must proceed six days a week - all but Sunday - until it is resolved.
The long days of lawyers arguing for and against the impeachment of U.S. President Donald Trump are over. Now it is up to U.S. senators from both major parties to present their rationale for acquitting..