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Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman was reportedly escorted out of the White House, while Gordon Sondland was recalled from his post as ambassador to the European Union.
Senators voted as expected to clear President Trump on both articles of impeachment filed by the House. Now Washington must try to pick up the pieces.
The proceedings are expected to close out next week, with a final vote set for Wednesday and the acquittal of President Trump likely.
U.S. senators will get the first opportunity to ask questions of President Donald Trump’s attorneys and House managers on Wednesday after both sides were given three days to make their case for, and against, removing the president from office. During the Senate impeachment trial, House Democrats argued Trump abused the office of the presidency by… Read More
President Donald Trump’s legal team is expected to conclude their arguments Tuesday in the Senate impeachment trial. When the defense concludes, senators will be given 16 hours over two days to question both the House managers and Trump’s attorneys. Senators will then debate and vote on whether to call witnesses.
The impeachment trial of President Donald Trump resumes Wednesday with House Democrats beginning their opening arguments. The House managers–seven Democrats who will serve as the “prosecutors” in the impeachment trial–will have 24 hours broken up over three days to present their case. The White House will then have the same amount of time to present… Read More
The Senate reconvenes Tuesday for the Republican-led trial of President Donald Trump, who last year became the third president in history to be impeached by the House of Representatives. Seven Democrats have been named as managers to prosecute the House’s case, including Intelligence Committee chairman Rep. Adam Schiff of California and Judiciary Committee chairman Rep. Jerrold Nadler… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. — In a historic vote Wednesday, the House of Representatives is expected to impeach President Donald Trump. The vote would make Trump the third president in U.S. history to be impeached. The House of Representatives is expected to take up the articles of impeachment beginning at 9 a.m. ET with a vote to… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. — After 14 hours of debate, the committee punted the vote late Thursday night, amid GOP objections. The Democrat-led panel approved the articles and will now send them to the full House.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The House Judiciary Committee on Thursday is expected to consider amendments to the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump and vote on whether to send those articles to the full House of Representatives.
Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio) says progress is being made in Washington D.C. while two articles of impeachment against Republican President Donald Trump are being brought forward in the Democratic dominated U.S. House. Sen. Portman says he’s seeing a shift in Washington right now, despite impeachment proceedings. “If you had asked me yesterday, I might have… Read More
House Democrats have unveiled their allegations. After it finalizes the articles, the Judiciary Committee is expected to send them to the full House for a vote on whether to impeach.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Democratic and Republican lawyers from the House Intelligence and Judiciary committees are expected to give presentations to the House lawmakers on Monday, Dec. 9 in the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. The hearing comes days after legal experts testified before a House Judiciary Committee public hearing. Three of those witnesses, invited… Read More
The House Intelligence Committee has resumed its pas de deux of dueling documents. Republicans fired first with a report on Monday.
The Founding Fathers saw impeachment as a release valve from another “crisis of a national revolution.” But they also worried it would devolve into partisan bickering if put into action.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Ohio Gov. John Kasich, who ran against President Donald Trump in the 2016 Republican primary, says he supports impeaching the president. Kasich said on CNN that the “final straw” for him was when acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney acknowledged Thursday that Trump’s decision to hold up military aid… Read More
President Trump’s attorney wrote in a lengthy letter that the House impeachment inquiry is “invalid,” charging that it violates the Constitution. Speaker Pelosi and constitutional scholars disagree.
The Trump White House says they will not participate in Congress’s ongoing impeachment inquiry, heightening a political and legal standoff between the two branches of government.
Former Vice President Joe Biden called the president’s remarks “a grotesque choice of lies over truth and self over the country.”
The press conference with visiting Finnish President Sauli Niinistö comes as House Democrats are threatening a fresh subpoena for White House documents relating to the growing Ukraine scandal.