Senators heard from House prosecutors for three days. Now, Trump's team is making their case in his defense.
President Donald Trump's lawyers will begin to make their case in his defense on Saturday as the Senate impeachment trial concludes its first week of arguments.
The defense phase of the trial follows three days of arguments against the president from House impeachment managers.
Trump's lawyer Jay Sekulow said on Friday that Saturday's arguments, which are expected to last just a few hours, would be "our sneak preview" of their broader case.
Highlights from the Senate trial so far
- House Democrats focus on obstruction charge in their final day of opening arguments
- Democrats hope they persuadedthese Republicans to back impeachment witnesses
- Trump complainsabout his trial defense team starting Saturday: "Death Valley in T.V."