The former president said he was serving as lead plaintiff in class-action suits, claiming he has been wrongfully censored by the companies.
While polls have found vaccine hesitancy falling overall, opposition among Republicans remains stubbornly strong.
The president’s team wrapped up its presentation Friday afternoon after characterizing the impeachment case as a politically motivated “witch hunt.”
Former President Trump fumed that his attorneys’ performance on the opening day of his second impeachment trial was a disaster, as allies and Republican senators questioned their strategy.
Democrats opened Tuesday by showing the former president whipping up a rally crowd, followed by graphic video of the deadly attack. Sen. Murkowski joined Democrats in voting to move forward.
The trial will begin in earnest Tuesday with a debate and vote on whether it’s even constitutional to prosecute the former president.
The request from House impeachment managers make clear their intent to present an aggressive case against the former president even though he has left the White House.
Many Republicans refuse to publicly defend Trump’s role in sparking the deadly insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. But as the Senate prepares for an impeachment trial for Trump’s incitement of the riot, few seem willing to hold the former president accountable.
His presidency over, Donald Trump bid farewell to Washington on Wednesday but also hinted at a comeback despite a legacy of chaos, tumult and bitter division in the country he led for four years.
Trump spent much of the address trumpeting what he sees as his top achievements, including efforts to normalize relations in the Middle East, the development of coronavirus vaccinations and the creation of a new Space Force.
President Trump for the first time acknowledged his defeat in the Nov. 3 election and announced there would be an “orderly transition on January 20th.”
Vice President Mike Pence said Wednesday that he does not have the power to discard electoral votes that will make Democrat Joe Biden the next president on Jan. 20.
Mike Pence finds himself in the most precarious position of his tenure as he prepares to preside over Wednesday’s congressional tally of Electoral College votes, the last front in the president’s futile attempt to overturn President-elect Joe Biden’s victory.
Pressure is mounting on the Republican-led Senate to follow the House, which voted overwhelmingly on Monday to meet the president’s demand to increase the checks from $600.
Dozens of House Republicans joined Democrats in approving the bigger checks called for by President Trump.