Impeachment Trial Day 7: What time does it start, how to watch, what to expect

Impeachment Trial Day 7: What you need to know

President Donald Trump’s legal team will continue his defense Tuesday after a day that began with a bombshell report about former national security adviser John Bolton.

The president’s attorneys continued presenting the president’s side of the case Monday, with presentations by former special counsels Robert Ray and Ken Starr, and Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz.

Here is how you can watch the proceedings on television and online:

Content Continues Below

What time does it start: The Senate will reconvene at 1 p.m. and the trial will continue then.

How can you watch: The trial will be live on cable news networks like CNN, Fox and MSNBC as well as CSPAN-2. It will also be broadcast live on ABC, CBS, NBC and PBS.

You can catch coverage on the channels online sites by going to the homepage for each network and finding a link to live coverage.

The networks also have YouTube channels where the livestream of their coverage of the trial can be accessed. Most local television and newspaper sites will also have livestreams on their websites. Go to the TV or newspaper homesite and look for a link.

What to expect: On Tuesday, the president’s attorneys will conclude their opening arguments and the process will move to a question and answer period.

The trial could end this week if a vote to call additional witnesses fails. If it passes, the trial could run for several weeks.

In this image from video, Alan Dershowitz, an attorney for President Donald Trump, speaks during the impeachment trial against Trump in the Senate at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Monday, Jan. 27, 2020. (Senate Television via AP)
In this image from video, Alan Dershowitz, an attorney for President Donald Trump, speaks during the impeachment trial against Trump in the Senate at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Monday, Jan. 27, 2020. (Senate Television via AP) (Uncredited)