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Seven Republicans joined with all Democrats and independents to vote to convict the former president for inciting an insurrection, but the tally is short of the two-thirds vote needed.
Warning: Some video shown during the trial may contain graphic images of violence and profanity. WASHINGTON, D.C. (NewsHour) — President Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial continues for a fourth day beginning at noon EST on Feb. 12. With House Democrats having concluded presenting their evidence against Trump, his defense team now takes over, making the… Read More
Warning: Some video shown during the trial may contain graphic images of violence and profanity. WASHINGTON, D.C. (NewsHour) — President Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial continues for a third day beginning at noon EST on Feb. 11. House Democrats will present further evidence demonstrating why they believe Trump should be convicted for his role in… Read More
Warning: Some video shown during the trial contains graphic images of violence and profanity. WASHINGTON, D.C. (PBS NewsHour) — Former President Donald Trump faces his second impeachment trial in the Senate on Feb. 9, when lawmakers will begin the process of considering whether to convict him on a charge of incitement of insurrection following the… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A legislative panel has taken no action on impeachment petitions against Kentucky’s governor and attorney general. The House panel met behind closed doors for more than 3 1/2 hours Wednesday. Once the lawmakers reconvened, the committee chairman said that motions filed in conjunction with the petition seeking the ouster of GOP… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A legislative panel reviewing a petition to impeach Kentucky’s governor has made filings from both sides open to the public. Deliberations on the matter were being conducted behind closed doors, however. The Republican-led committee voted to make the petition by four Kentuckians public Wednesday. It then went into a closed-door session…. Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Statehouse News Bureau) — U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio) says forgoing a run for re-election does not change his approach to the upcoming impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump. Some believe not running for another term takes political pressure off of Portman if he wanted to vote to convict Trump in the… Read More
Just one week before he will leave office, Trump has now become the first U.S. president to be impeached twice.
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.