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Nation Feb 23WATCH: Capitol defenders cite missed intelligence for security failures
The former chief of the U.S. Capitol Police has told lawmakers that he learned only after the attack that his officers had received a report from the FBI that forecast, in detail, the chances that extremists could commit “war” in…
Politics Feb 13Senate votes to acquit Trump for role in Capitol attack
The Senate has voted to acquit former President Donald Trump on a charge of inciting the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. The vote was 57-43, but a conviction in the Senate requires a two-thirds majority, or 67 votes.
Politics Feb 13Trump impeachment trial resumes without calling witnesses
The Senate is moving toward a final vote after reaching a deal to skip witness testimony in the impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump.
Politics Feb 13Fight over witnesses could delay Trump trial conclusion
The Senate impeachment trial of Donald Trump was thrown into confusion Saturday as lawmakers voted to consider hearing witnesses, a step that could extend the proceedings and delay a vote on whether the former president incited the deadly Capitol insurrection.
Nation Feb 13AP sources: GOP leader McConnell will vote to acquit Trump
The longest-serving GOP Senate leader in history made his views known in a letter to fellow Republican lawmakers, according to two sources familiar with McConnell’s thinking who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss his decision.
Politics Feb 13AP report: McConnell expected to vote to acquit Trump
The Republican leader's views carry sway among GOP senators and are likely to influence others weighing their votes. While most Democrats are expected to convict the former president, acquittal is likely in the evenly divided Senate.
Politics Feb 12WATCH: Trump’s second impeachment trial | Day 5
While most Democrat are expected to convict the former president, acquittal already appeared likely in the chamber that is split 50-50 with Republicans. A two-thirds majority is required for conviction.
Politics Feb 12WATCH: Trump’s team offers opening arguments during impeachment trial
Acknowledging the horrors of the January day is meant to blunt the visceral impact of the House Democrats' case and quickly pivot to what Trump's defenders see as the core — and more winnable — issue of the trial: Whether…
Politics Feb 11WATCH: Trump’s second impeachment trial | Day 4
Trump attorney David Schoen said Thursday that the defense's case should go quickly on Friday, making clear they have no intention of using the 16 hours available to them.
Politics Feb 11WATCH: Trump ‘lit the fuse’ of the Capitol insurrection, Rep. DeGette says
Democratic prosecutors in Donald Trump's impeachment trial say rioters believed they were are acting on the "president's orders" to storm the Capitol to undo Joe Biden's election victory.