Democrats drilled home their argument that President Donald Trump abused the power of his office by putting his personal interests above national security on Day Three of the Senate impeachment trial.
Recap: House prosecutors used old comments from Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., Attorney General William Barr and Trump impeachment defense lawyer Alan Dershowitz to bolster their argument that abuse of power is grounds to remove a president — and pointed to Trump's own statements to make their case.
Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., delivered an impassioned closing statement to argue why Trump should be removed now, rather than by voters during the election in November.
"You can't trust this president to do what's right for this country. You can trust he will do what's right for Donald Trump," Schiff said. Here are six key moments from Day Three.
Analysis: If the Senate calls no witnesses, the lesson of Trump's stonewalling strategy will be that the president can easily seize power from Congress, NBC News' Jonathan Allen writes.
Two key moderate Republicans said they were "offended" and "stunned" after House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., accused senators who are opposed to hearing witnesses of being complicit in a "cover-up."
More to come: The Senate proceedings will pick up again at 1 p.m. ET. Watch on NBC, MSNBC and follow our live blog for minute-by-minute updates and analysis.
The hospital will be reserved for patients infected with the virus that has so far killed 26 people, infected hundreds and prompted unprecedented shutdowns affecting millions of people during Lunar New Year, the country’s most important holiday.
Transportation was shut down Friday in Wuhan and least 13 surrounding cities in Hubei Province, with a combined population of more than 33 million people, according to a report in the state-run Global Times newspaper.
Health authorities are also on high alert across the world with confirmed cases in at least seven countries and tests taking place on suspected cases in several more.