WASHINGTON: The Latest on former President Donald Trump’s second Senate impeachment trial (all times local):
The White House press secretary says President Joe Biden wasn’t offering a projection or a prediction on the outcome of Donald Trumps impeachment trial when Biden weighed in on the proceedings earlier Thursday.
Biden had said that some minds may be changed after graphic videos of the Jan. 6 siege of the Capitol were played during the Senate trial.
Spokeswoman Jen Psaki says that comment reflected how the president felt when he watched some of the news coverage of the trial. She says the president was impacted by the video as a human being.
Biden and his aides generally have avoided weighing in on the trial and whether the former president should be convicted.
Psaki was pressed during her briefing Thursday about whether Biden has an obligation to weigh in. She said Biden “knows theres a role for Congress to play and a role for him to play. She said Bidens role is…