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June 20, 2021

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Photos | Impeachment managers wrap up case against former President Trump

House prosecutors wrapped up their case against former President Trump on Thursday, arguing that rioters on Jan. 6. thought they were acting on Trump’s orders and that he has shown no remorse or culpability for his role, and warning that if he isn’t held accountable, Trump could try to use a mob to regain power.

A congressman in a mask gives a thumbs-up

Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.), lead House impeachment manager, gestures to National Guard troops as he walks in the U.S. Capitol on Thursday.

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“Is there any political leader in this room who believes that if he is ever allowed by the Senate to get back into the Oval Office, Donald Trump would stop inciting violence to get his way?” said Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.), the lead House impeachment manager.

“Would you bet the lives of more police officers on that? Would you bet the safety of your family on that? Would you bet the future of your democracy on that?”

A senator stands in front of a group of troops in camo fatigues

Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) speaks with National Guard troops in the Capitol on Thursday.

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A senator walks in front of a few photographers in the Capitol

Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) leaves the Senate chamber on Thursday.

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A group of reporters surround a senator in a Capitol hallway

Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) speaks with reporters in the Capitol on Thursday.

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A senator with his arms crossed stands in front of three reporters holding phones out toward him

Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) speaks with reporters in the Capitol on Thursday.

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A troop in camo fatigues stands in front of a large flag in the Capitol

A New York National Guardsman shows a loved one around the Capitol Rotunda via a video call Thursday.

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Ted Cruz on an escalator

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) talks with reporters on his way to the Senate chamber Thursday.

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A senator opens the door to an SUV outside the Capitol

Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) leaves the Capitol after the House impeachment managers wrapped up their case Thursday.

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Three men in camo fatigues sit on a bench under a massive painting in the Capitol

Members of the National Guard rest in the Rotunda before the third day of former President Trump’s impeachment trial.

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A senator in a mask sits on the Capitol steps while holding up his phone

Sen. Ben Luján (D-N.M.) records a video message on his phone while sitting on the steps of the Capitol after trial proceedings Thursday.

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A group of people walk outside the Capitol at dusk

David Schoen, center, lawyer for former President Trump, talks to reporters as he departs the U.S. Capitol.

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National Guard troops in front of a fence topped with barbed wire outside the Capitol

Snow falls over the U.S. Capitol grounds on Wednesday night.

(Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times)