President Trump’s impeachment trial begins

January 21, 2020 10:30 PM
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President Trump’s impeachment trial begins

The impeachment trial of US President Donald Trump got underway Tuesday afternoon in Washington. Ilya Somin, a law professor at Georgetown University's Center for the Constitution, discusses the impeachment process.

Plus the death toll from the coronavirus outbreak in China climbed on Tuesday, as authorities reported a surge in new cases, with fears that hundreds of millions of people traveling for the Lunar New Year holiday will accelerate the infection rate. In addition, U.S., which reported its first case of the virus on Tuesday, will also route all Wuhan-originating passengers to five airports with screening mechanisms in place.

And North Korea on Tuesday said that as the United States had ignored its year-end deadline for nuclear talks, it no longer felt bound by commitments, which included a halt to its nuclear testing and the firing of inter-continental ballistic missiles. To break down what this may mean for North Korea, the United States, and the rest of the world in 2020, Bruce Klingner, Senior Research Fellow for Northeast Asia at The Heritage Foundation shares his insight.

Those stories and more are all on today’s International Edition.