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Politics Jan 20McConnell proposes swift impeachment trial for Trump
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday proposed a condensed, two-day calendar for each side to give opening arguments in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial, ground rules that are raising objections from Democrats on the eve of the landmark proceedings.
Politics Jan 20Trump lawyers call impeachment case flimsy in 110-page brief
The 110-page filing from the White House shifted the tone toward a more legal response but still hinged on Trump’s assertion he did nothing wrong and did not commit a crime.
Politics Jan 18Trump team, House managers trade sharp views on impeachment
President Donald Trump's legal team issued a fiery response ahead of opening arguments in his impeachment trial Saturday while House Democrats laid out their case in forceful fashion, saying the president had “abandoned his oath" and betrayed the public trust.
Politics Jan 16WATCH: Senate opens to hear articles of impeachment against Trump
The chamber began to transform itself into an impeachment court at noon.
Politics Jan 16WATCH: House prosecutors read Trump impeachment charges to Senate
Schiff, standing in the well of the Senate usually reserved for senators, began reading the resolution, “Impeaching Donald John Trump, president of the united states for high crimes and misdemeanors.”…
Politics Jan 15WATCH: House leaders walk articles of impeachment to Senate
The move is expected to come after Pelosi names the managers Wednesday morning and after the House of Representatives votes in the afternoon to send the articles to the Senate.
Politics Jan 15WATCH: Pelosi names managers for Trump impeachment trial
Intelligence Committee chair Rep. Adam Schiff, who led the probe, and Judiciary chair Rep. Jerrold Nadler, whose committee approved the impeachment articles, will be among the managers of the prosecution.
Politics Jan 14WATCH: House votes to send Trump impeachment to Senate for trial
The nearly party-line vote moved Trump's impeachment from Speaker Nancy Pelosi's Democratic-run House to the Republican-majority Senate, where Trump expects acquittal, even as new evidence is raising fresh questions about his Ukraine dealings.
Politics Jan 14House to vote on sending articles of impeachment to Senate
GOP senators are conferring privately about whether to allow a motion to dismiss the charges against the president or to call additional witnesses for testimony.
Politics Jan 13Trump says Senate should dismiss impeachment case without a trial
President Donald Trump faces charges that he abused power by pushing Ukraine to investigate Democratic rival Joe Biden and then obstructed Congress.