Three key arguments by Trump’s lawyers

US

On the fourth day of the impeachment trial, the former president’s defence set out their case.

They argued that the article of impeachment was an act of ‘political vengeance’. Donald Trump has been impeached for inciting an insurrection following the Capitol riots on 6 January.

His lawyers argued that the premeditated attack absolves the former president of responsibility.

Read more:Trump’s incitement charge a ‘monstrous lie’

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