Among the evidence presented by the defense was a lengthy clip of President Donald Trump’s widely condemned remarks about the deadly 2017 Charlottesville protest.

US President Donald Trump speaks following a section of the border wall in Alamo, Texas, on January 12, 2021. – Trump on January 13, 2021, became the first US president to be impeached for a second time, when a bipartisan majority in the House of Representatives voted to charge him with inciting last week’s attack on the US Capitol. One week before Trump is to leave office, a total of 232 lawmakers, including 10 Republicans who broke with the president, voted to impeach the defiant Republican leader for high crimes and misdemeanors on a single charge of “incitement of insurrection.” (Photo by MANDEL NGAN / AFP) (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images)