• Former President Trump’s Impeachment trial starts Tuesday

    The second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump begins this week as Senate leaders are closing in on an agreement that would give each side up to 16 hours to present their cases and the potential for a debate and voting on calling witnesses if the House impeachment managers seek it, according to a person familiar […]

  • House Delivers Impeachment Article to Senate

    The House impeachment managers formally triggered the start of former President Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial Monday evening after they walked across the Capitol and read on the Senate floor the charge against Trump, the first president in history to be impeached twice. The contours of Trump’s Senate trial are starting to take shape as the […]

  • Democrats say Barr to testify before Congress in March

    Attorney General William Barr has agreed to testify before the House Judiciary Committee next month, the panel’s chairman Jerry Nadler said Wednesday, giving them a forum to press the attorney general on the sentencing of Roger Stone and other controversies that have emerged in the aftermath of President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial. Nadler and the Democrats on […]

  • Key impeachment witness Vindman fired from White House job

    Lt. Col. Alex Vindman, the top Ukraine expert at the National Security Council, was pushed out of his role Friday months earlier than expected, according to a statement from his attorney. Vindman was not slated to leave until July, but had been telling colleagues in recent weeks he would likely leave soon. Vindman, a decorated veteran […]

  • Democratic congressional leaders shut down talk of censuring Trump

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer both made clear Tuesday that censuring President Donald Trump, as some prominent Democrats have suggested, is not on the table. “We have impeached the President,” Pelosi, a California Democrat, said to a group of reporters in advance of the President’s State of the Union address. “Our […]

  • Alan Dershowitz argues presidential quid pro quos aimed at reelection are not impeachable

    A member of President Donald Trump’s legal team argued on the Senate floor Wednesday that a politician trying to win reelection is acting in the national interest, and therefore a quid pro quo aimed at boosting reelection chances cannot be impeachable. Alan Dershowitz, a Harvard Law School professor emeritus and high-profile defense attorney, argued that Trump cannot be impeached […]

  • Trump slams Bolton as Senate considers calling him as a witness

    President Donald Trump on Wednesday tore into his former national security adviser John Bolton, whose explosive allegation in the Ukraine scandal has opened the door for GOP support of potential witnesses in Trump’s impeachment trial. Bolton, according to a draft manuscript first reported by The New York Times earlier this week, alleges that Trump told him over the […]

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