Senate acquits Trump on abuse of power, obstruction of Congress charges

The Senate overwhelmingly acquitted President Trump on both articles of impeachment against him Wednesday afternoon following a brief trial, in a historic rejection of Democrats’ claims that the president’s Ukraine dealings and handling of congressional subpoenas merited his immediate removal from office. All Democratic senators … Read More

Watch the US Senate Impeachment Trial Videos

These links are provided to give you full-day videos and reports on the US Senate trial of President Donald J. Trump which ended 5 February 2020 Watch the Impeachment Trial videos Day One – Complete video Fox News: Senate impeachment … Read More

Trump impeachment trial: Senate rejects Democrats’ effort to subpoena witnesses, documents

-Heated arguments over Senate rules resolution that now calls for 24 hours of arguments over three — not two — days after GOP’s Collins objects -McConnell, in opening remarks, says, ‘finally, some fairness’ -House managers complain about proposed trial rules, … Read More

Trump impeachment trial begins with bitter dispute over rules

The Senate impeachment trial of President Trump resumed Tuesday afternoon with Democrats and Republicans warring over the rules and Trump touting the U.S. economic boom several time zones away. TRUMP SENATE IMPEACHMENT LIVE BLOG: LAWMAKERS DEBATE GROUND RULES Sen. Chuck Schumer took to the … Read More

McConnell Pushes to Speed Impeachment Trial as Trump Requests Swift Acquittal

On Monday, the president’s lawyers asserted he did nothing wrong and urged the Senate to “swiftly reject” the charges against him. President Trump’s lawyers argue that his impeachment is a “brazenly political act.”Credit…T.J. Kirkpatrick for The New York Times WASHINGTON … Read More

GAO says Trump administration broke law by withholding Ukraine aid (OMB disagrees)

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) issued a legal opinion on Thursday saying that President Trump’s administration broke the law by withholding defense aid to Ukraine — the issue at the heart of the president’s impeachment trial. That money, $214 million which had been allocated to the Department of Defense for security … Read More

Democrats Are Mobilizing Their Plan to Lose the Impeachment Trial

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The strategy to beat Mitch McConnell starts with letting him win. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer at the U.S. Capitol on Nov. 12. –Drew Angerer/Getty Images On Tuesday, Senate Republicans moved closer to … Read More

Pelosi to send impeachment to Senate for historic trial

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., arrives at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, Jan. 10, 2020. Pelosi hasn’t relayed the articles of impeachment to the Senate for trial three weeks since President Donald Trump was impeached on charges of … Read More

GOP senators move to dismiss articles of impeachment amid battle with Pelosi

Sen. Josh Hawley of Missouri joined with a host of fellow Republicans Monday to introduce a resolution allowing the chamber to dismiss articles of impeachment against President Trump for lack of prosecution, as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi delays sending the case for trial. The resolution specifically would … Read More

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