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Senators sworn in for Trump's 2nd impeachment trial

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Trump is the only president to have been impeached by the House of Representatives twice and the first to face a trial after leaving power, with the possibility of being disqualified from future public office if convicted by two-thirds of the Senate.

The House approved a single article of impeachment - the equivalent of an indictment in a criminal trial - on Jan. 13, accusing him of inciting an insurrection with an incendiary speech to supporters before they stormed the Capitol on Jan. 6. A police officer and four others died in the melee.

Video Transcript

PATRICK LEAHY: The Senate will proceed to consideration of the article of impeachment against Donald John Trump, the former president of the United States.

- Do you solemnly swear that to all things appertaining to the trial of the impeachment of Donald John Trump, former president of the United States, now pending, that you will do impartial justice according to the Constitution and the laws so help you God?

PATRICK LEAHY: I do. So help me God.

Will all Senators now rise and raise their right hand. Do you solemnly swear that in all the appertaining to the trial of the impeachment of Donald John Trump, former president of the United States, now pending, you do impartial justice according to the Constitution and laws, so help you God?

- I do.

PATRICK LEAHY: --to call their names in groups of four. Senators will present themselves at the desk to sign the oath book.

- Mr. Graham. Mr. Grassley. Mr. Hagerty. Ms. Hassan.