First Lady Melania Trump slammed Professor Pamela S Karlan, Kenneth, and Harle Montgomery Professor of Public Interest Law and Co-Director, Supreme Court Litigation Clinic, Stanford Law School, for involving her 13-year-old son during the impeachment proceedings by House Judiciary Committee.
The hearing featured political theatrics.
"Unless you're really good on TV or watching the hearings over the last couple of weeks, you couldn't have possibly, actually digested the Adam Schiff report from yesterday or the Republican response in any real way", Collins said.
"If you look at impeachment, the word impeachment, here there was nothing wrong, nothing done wrong", he said.
Trump is accused of abusing the power of his office by asking Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to open an investigation into Democrat Joe Biden, his potential opponent in the 2020 presidential election.
"Our democracy is what is at stake, the president leaves us no choice but to act", the top elected Democrat said. Noah Feldman, Pamela Karlan, and Michael Gerhardt all gave testimony that buoyed the calls for impeachment by Democrats but faced sharp criticism by the Right for coming from a place of bias.
"If Congress fails to impeach here, then the impeachment process has lost all meaning, and, along with that, our Constitution's carefully crafted safeguards against the establishment of a king on American soil". Two other presidents were impeached by the House but acquitted by the Senate.
Pelosi stopped, jabbed a finger and fired back: "I don't hate anybody".
Rosen pressed on and said his question echoed claims by Trump and Republicans that the Democrats are moving to impeach Trump "because they don't like the guy".
The impeachment process began in September after an anonymous whistleblower complained to Congress about a July phone call by Mr Trump to the president of Ukraine, in which Mr Trump appeared to tie United States military assistance to Ukraine launching investigations which could help him politically. I think that he is cruel when he doesn't deal with helping our DREAMers of which we are very proud. "The president has engaged in abuse of power, undermining our national security and jeopardizing the integrity of our elections".
No president has ever been removed from office through impeachment, although Republican Richard Nixon resigned in 1974 after the House began the impeachment process in the Watergate corruption scandal.
The president's actions have seriously violated the Constitution", "Pelosi said earlier from the speaker's office at the Capitol. From there, the articles will go to a full House vote, and if a simple majority of the Democrat-controlled House votes in favor, Trump will be tried by the Senate.