Latest in President Trump Impeachment Hearing

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump’s lawyers on Saturday argued a robust version of one of the president’s favorite phrases to tweet: “read the transcript!” It was the first day of defense arguments in Trump’s impeachment trial, and the Senate gathered for two quick hours in a rare Saturday session. The White House lawyers had said it would be a “sneak preview” of their defense, and they spent the morning picking through the House impeachment managers’ arguments by charging that they were politically motivated.

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