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Senators reportedly wore Apple Watches to the impeachment trial, seemingly violating the electronics ban

The senators, plus one aide, were reportedly wearing smart watches that could be used to text and make calls.

Here’s what happens if Trump gets convicted by the Senate

If Trump is convicted, he would be removed effective immediately. The Senate would also vote on whether to bar him from holding office again.
President Donald Trump delivers a speech at the 50th World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, on Tuesday.

Trump gave a rambling speech at Davos touting US economic achievements without mentioning the elephant in the room — his impeachment trial

In his Tuesday speech, President Donald Trump made no mention of his impending impeachment trial at the Senate, which was due to begin in a few hours.
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks as he welcomes 2019 National Championship Football team the Louisiana State University Tigers to White House in Washington

The White House called the Democrats’ impeachment case against Trump a ‘dangerous attack’ in its first formal response

Trump faces two impeachment charges: abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. Trump's legal team called them "an affront to the Constitution."

Capitol Police gave senators phrase cards with suggestions to tell reporters covering impeachment to ‘get out of my way’

The cards are just one example of the increased security imposed by the Senate ahead of the much-anticipated impeachment trial.
U.S. President Donald Trump meets with Senate Republicans about healthcare in the East Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., June 27, 2017. Trump is flanked by Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK).

There’s a popular betting website that shows the likelihood of political events — here’s what it says about Trump’s impeachmen...

On the website PredictIt, people can place bets with real US dollars on big political events — including Trump's impeachment hearings.

The oath senators just took at the start of the impeachment trial is essentially meaningless

There's nothing in the rules that would allow Chief Justice John Roberts or anyone else to ensure lawmakers uphold impartial justice.

During President Trump’s Senate impeachment trial, Senators are banned from using their phones or any other electronics

The rules of Trump's impeachment trial have been set — and they include a provision that bars Senators from using smartphones or other electronics.
House impeachment managers arrive for the procedural start of the Senate impeachment trial of U.S. President Donald Trump in the US Capitol.

Trump’s Senate impeachment trial formally begins

The Senate impeachment trial formally began on Thursday when the House impeachment prosecutors presented the articles of impeachment to the Senate.
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House passes resolution to transmit Trump articles of impeachment to Senate to kick off trial

President Donald Trump's impeachment trial in the Senate could start as soon as this week.