House impeachment managers will continued their case before the Senate on Thursday during President Trump's impeachment trial, arguing his conduct amounted to an abuse of power. The managers played videos of testimony they gathered during the House impeachment inquiry, as well as clips showing Trump saying he would accept foreign dirt on political opponents and Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney admitting a quid pro quo with Ukraine. They also used footage of Republicans previously arguing a president need not commit a crime to be impeached. Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) said if Trump is not convicted and removed from office, the president's "abuse of his office and obstruction of Congress will permanently alter the balance of power among the branches of government."
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