House prosecutors have concluded their case for convicting former U.S. President Donald Trump in his Senate impeachment trial, saying they’ve proven him 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.
House managers spent three days highlighting Trump’s own tweets, speeches and comments during his monthslong campaign to stoke anger about the Nov. 3 election he lost to U.S. President Joe Biden. The attempt to overturn the results with “the big lie” that the election was stolen culminated in the riot he did nothing to prevent or stop, they argued.
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