The first day of President Trump’s impeachment trial concluded Tuesday after a 12-hour marathon session, with senators approving rules for the trial after several tense exchanges over the specifics.
Democratic House managers will begin presenting their case Wednesday.
Here are five key takeaways from the first day:
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Before Vice President Mike Pence got up to speak about the incredible work Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. did throughout his life, he was introduced by Church of God in Christ pastor Bishop Vincent Matthews, Jr. as "one of the most persecuted Christians in America."
At a recent conference, we discussed why more and more young people are drawn to the idea of socialism. A member of the millennial generation offered his insight noting that the church has skirted around discussing the difficult topics and that millennial historical memory post-dates the Cold War and the red scare.
It would be difficult to live in America without having an opinion about President Trump. A statistical analysis found that the media has given three times as much airtime to his presidency as to President Obama’s. Our culture seems to be consumed daily with who he is and what he does.