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US Senate Acquits Trump Of Impeachment Charges

US President Donald Trump drew on staunch Republican support Wednesday to defeat the gravest threat yet to his three-year-old presidency, winning an acquittal in the Senate on impeachment charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. Only the third US leader ever placed on trial, Trump readily defeated the effort to expel him from... Continue Reading →

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Divided House Saga: Cheers, Jeers And Trump’s Speech Ripped.

One half of the chamber was on its feet, roaring its approval for Donald Trump. The other sat in sullen silence, broken by boos and occasional hisses until their leader Nancy Pelosi ultimately ripped up the president’s speech. Six weeks after he was impeached by the House of Representatives — and a day before his... Continue Reading →

Trump ‘Should Be Removed’ – Adam Schiff

Lead House impeachment manager Adam Schiff called dramatically for the Senate to remove President Donald Trump from office Thursday, saying the US leader cannot be trusted to put the country’s interests ahead of his own. “The American people deserve a president they can count on, to put their interest first,” said Schiff. His impassioned words... Continue Reading →

Senate Trial ‘Should Go Very Quickly’, Says Trump

President Donald Trump predicted Thursday that his impeachment trial in the US Senate will not take long and again dismissed the abuse of power charges against him as “a hoax.” “I think it should go very quickly,” Trump told reporters in the Oval Office as the upper chamber’s members were sworn in to serve as... Continue Reading →

US Senate Prepares To Set Trump Trial In Motion

Articles of impeachment charging President Donald Trump with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress will be formally read to the Senate Thursday, setting in motion a historic trial that threatens the US leader with removal from office. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts will then be sworn in to preside over the trial and... Continue Reading →

Senate Likely To Begin Trump’s Impeachment Trial Next Tuesday

The Senate impeachment trial of US President Donald Trump is likely to begin in seven days with key players sworn in later this week, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday.  McConnell said he expected the House of Representatives to deliver the articles of impeachment against Trump to the upper chamber on Wednesday. “We believe that... Continue Reading →

Pelosi calls McConnell’s support of dismissing impeachment articles a ‘cover up’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday called Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's supporting a resolution to dismiss the two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump a "cover up." "The dismissing is a cover-up. Dismissing is a cover-up," Pelosi said during an interview on ABC's "This Week." "If they want to go that route, again... Continue Reading →

Trump Faces Firestorm After Identifying Alleged Whistleblower

Donald Trump faced calls from his own party to show more restraint on Twitter amid a storm of outrage Sunday over the president revealing the name of a man widely thought to be the whistleblower who triggered his impeachment. Criticism has been growing since Trump retweeted an attack that included the name of the reported... Continue Reading →

US House Speaker, Senate Leader Disagree Over Trump Trial

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell disagreed on Monday over the ground rules for President Donald Trump’s trial in the Senate on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. Pelosi, the speaker of the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives, said she is not yet ready to name her team... Continue Reading →

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