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Donald Trump's 2nd Impeachment Trial Gets Underway In US Senate

WASHINGTON, D.C. (CBSNEWS.COM) — The Senate is convening Tuesday to commence with the impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump, the first Senate trial of a former president in U.S. history.

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President Donald Trump at the White House on February 5, 2020 in Washington, DC. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Mr. Trump faces a single charge of "incitement of insurrection" for his role in the January 6 assault on the Capitol. The House of Representatives voted to impeach him on January 13, one week after the attack that left five people dead.

Trump is the only president to be impeached twice.

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