Trump Remains A Threat To American Democracy – House speaker

Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi denounced the Senate’s acquittal of President Donald Trump on Wednesday and said he remains “an ongoing threat to American democracy.” “Today, the President and Senate Republicans have normalized lawlessness and rejected the system of checks and balances of our Constitution,” Pelosi said in a statement issued after the Senate acquitted... Continue Reading →

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 →

Pompeo To Make First Africa Trip As US Secretary Of State

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will make his first trip to sub-Saharan Africa, the State Department said Wednesday, putting a focus on a continent rarely prioritized by the Trump administration. The State Department said that Pompeo will travel to Senegal, Angola, and Ethiopia from February 15 to 19, meeting the leaders of all three... Continue Reading →

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 →

Nobody Likes Bernie Sanders, Says Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton launched a scathing attack on presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders, her rival for the 2016 Democratic nomination, telling a documentary that “nobody likes him.” The former US secretary of state also refused to say whether she would endorse and campaign for Sanders if he becomes the Democrats’ choice to take on President Donald Trump... 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 →

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