It was one of the first impeachment trials in American history. And it was also one of the strangest.
Monday, February 15, 2021
Thursday, February 11, 2021
WASHINGTON - Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, was briskly headed south from the Senate Chamber on Jan. 6 when he saw a U.S. Capitol Police officer sprinting toward him. As the officer passed, he told the senator to turn around and run.
Tuesday, February 09, 2021
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump was "horrified" when violence broke out at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, as a joint session of Congress convened to confirm that he lost the election, according to his defense attorneys.
Wednesday, February 05, 2020
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump was acquitted on Wednesday in his Senate impeachment trial, saved by fellow Republicans who rallied to protect him nine months before he asks voters in a deeply divided America to give him a second White House term.
Monday, February 03, 2020
WASHINGTON — House managers argued Monday that senators have a “duty” to remove President Donald Trump from office as they opened closing arguments in the impeachment trial following last week’s vote not to call witnesses regarding his conduct toward Ukraine.
Friday, January 31, 2020
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate voted on Friday against calling witnesses and collecting new evidence in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, clearing the way for Trump’s almost certain acquittal next week.
Thursday, January 30, 2020
WASHINGTON — A senior Senate Republican said momentum was building on Thursday for a quick end to President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial despite a push by Democrats to call witnesses such as former national security adviser John Bolton.
WASHINGTON — Senators reconvened Thursday for a second day of questions to House impeachment managers and President Donald Trump’s lawyers ahead of a crucial vote expected Friday on whether to call witnesses to testify about the president’s conduct toward Ukraine.
Saturday, January 25, 2020
WASHINGTON — Lawyers for President Donald Trump said at his Senate impeachment trial on Saturday that Democrats’ efforts to remove the president from office would set a “very, very dangerous” precedent in an election year.
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
WASHINGTON - U.S. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer on Wednesday did not slam the door shut on the possibility of Joe Biden or his son Hunter testifying in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, but he said there was no need to hear from anyone unrelated to the charges.
Monday, January 20, 2020
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump on Monday rejected the Democratic-led House of Representatives' impeachment charges, describing the allegations that he had abused his power and obstructed Congress as affronts to the Constitution that must be rejected.
The White House argued in a legal brief filed Monday that the two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump are “structurally deficient,” decrying a “rigged process” and urging senators to “immediately” acquit the President of the charges that will be formally presented at his t…
Thursday, January 16, 2020
WASHINGTON — The Senate impeachment trial on whether to remove U.S. President Donald Trump from office formally began on Thursday even as a congressional watchdog found that the White House broke the law by withholding security aid for Ukraine approved by Congress.
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
WASHINGTON — The Democratic-led House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to send two formal charges against President Donald Trump to the Senate, clearing the way for only the third impeachment trial of a U.S. President to begin in earnest next week.
A top Democrat in Congress vowed on Wednesday to investigate “profoundly alarming” messages suggesting that the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine was subject to surveillance before President Donald Trump fired her in May.
WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi tapped two trusted committee chairmen to lead the team that will make the case in the Senate for President Donald Trump’s removal from office, supported by a relatively small cast of additional impeachment “managers.”
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
WASHINGTON - The Democratic-led House of Representatives will vote on Wednesday to send formal impeachment charges against President Donald Trump to the Senate, lawmakers said on Tuesday, likely setting the start of Trump's trial for later this week.
Monday, January 13, 2020
WASHINGTON — In a matter of days, the Senate is expected to launch a historic trial of President Donald Trump, marking just the third time a U.S. President will have faced potential removal from office following impeachment by the House.
Sunday, January 12, 2020
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., said Sunday that President Donald Trump is impeached for life regardless of “any gamesmanship” by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., whom she accused of orchestrating a “coverup” of Trump’s actions as the Senate waits for the House to transmi…
Saturday, January 11, 2020
WASHINGTON - Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. will almost certainly try to keep a low profile in the upcoming impeachment trial of President Donald Trump.