Rep. Sylvia Garcia, a House manager in the Senate impeachment trial, said President Donald Trump obstructed Congress when he tried to cover up his misconduct relating to Ukraine. “He orchestrated a cover up, and he did it in plain sight,” Garcia, D-Texas, said during the final day of oral arguments before the U.S. Senate. As part of her evidence, Garcia used Trump's own comments made on Twitter and TV in which he called the inquiry a "witch hunt" and vowed to fight the probe. House Democrats made the case that Trump tried to hide information from Congress early on, by placing a July phone call between Trump and Ukraine’s president on a classified system and by withholding the whistleblower complaint about that phone call. The House of Representatives impeached the president in December on two articles -- abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. The Senate trial will determine whether Trump is convicted of the two articles of impeachment and removed from office or whether he is acquitted.
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