/More impeachment trial scenes the Senate TV cameras wont show

More impeachment trial scenes the Senate TV cameras wont show


Washington (CNN)Press access to the Senate chamber for the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump remains severely restricted, and the only television coverage is through cameras controlled by the Senate itself.

As the trial plays out, the public has not seen senators — in possible violation of Senate trial rules — standing and walking away from their desks. Or the protester who dashed into the gallery. And the cameras missed moments like Sen.
Susan Collins, a Maine Republican, sending a note early Wednesday morning to the dais, right before Chief Justice John Roberts
admonished the legal teams.

Sketch artist Bill Hennessy has been in the Senate chamber, however.

Here’s what he saw Wednesday:

House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff addresses the Senate impeachment trial; January 22, 2020

Senators standing in the rear of the chamber at the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump; January 22, 2020

Chief Justice John Roberts presides over the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump; January 22, 2020

Senate gallery during the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump; January 22, 2020

A protestor briefly interrupts the trial on January 22.

House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff addresses the Senate impeachment trial; January 22, 2020

President Trump's legal team at the Senate impeachment trial; January 22, 2020

House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff addresses the Senate impeachment trial; January 22, 2020

Close-up of lectern as House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff addresses the Senate impeachment trial; January 22, 2020

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