[Update] NPR Live Coverage: Impeachment trial reaches closing arguments
Update 3 p.m. -- Closing arguments are now being made before the U.S. Senate; a vote is expected to follow.
Former President Donald Trump is on trial for a second time in the Senate. This time, the House has impeached Trump for inciting the Jan. 6 insurrection. Trump's defense team denies he directly called for violence and argues that he should not be tried since he is no longer in office; they have also argued that Trump's words on Twitter and on the day of the insurrection are protected speech under the First Amendment.
On Saturday, both sides are expected to make closing arguments. Watch the proceedings live.
Note: The proceedings may include explicit language and graphic images or video. Viewer and listener discretion is advised.
Proceedings are expected to begin on Saturday, Feb. 13 at 10 a.m. and last into the afternoon or evening. The trial may conclude today.