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Politics Jan 22Trump impeachment to go to Senate Monday, launching trial
“There will be a trial,” Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said in making the announcement Friday. "It will be a full trial, it will be a fair trial.”…
Politics Jan 18WATCH: Treasury nominee Janet Yellen testifies at confirmation hearing
“More must be done,” Yellen told the Senate Finance Committee during her confirmation hearing. “Without further action, we risk a longer, more painful recession now — and long-term scarring of the economy later.”…
Politics Jan 15Meet the House Democrats who will prosecute Trump’s second impeachment trial
The Democrats, all of whom are lawyers and many of whom have deep experience investigating the president, face the arduous task of convincing skeptical Senate Republicans to convict Trump.
Politics Jan 14Trump impeachment trial could begin on Inauguration Day
President Donald Trump's impeachment trial could begin at 1 p.m. on Inauguration Day. That would be just as Democrat Joe Biden takes the oath of office, which is typically held at a bit after 12 noon.
Politics Jan 13Donald Trump becomes the first U.S. president to be impeached twice
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell would not agree to bring that chamber back immediately, all but ensuring a Senate trial could not begin at least until Jan. 19. Still, McConnell did not rule out voting to convict Trump in the…
Politics Jan 13House urges Pence to oust Trump, prepares for impeachment
Trump is on the verge of becoming the only president in history to be twice impeached. His incendiary rhetoric at a rally ahead of the Capitol uprising is now in the impeachment charge against him — to be taken up…
Politics Jan 12WATCH LIVE: House to debate, vote on 25th Amendment resolution against Trump
House lawmakers are reconvening at the Capitol for the first time since the deadly pro-Trump riot to approve a resolution calling on the vice president to invoke the 25th Amendment — or will move to impeach Trump.
Politics Jan 12Trump says ‘tremendous anger’ in nation over impeachment
Trump told reporters at the White House the prospect of impeachment is causing "tremendous anger" in the nation. But he said he wants "no violence."…
Politics Jan 11WATCH: House impeaches Trump for a second time
President Donald Trump was impeached by the U.S. House for a historic second time, charged with “incitement of insurrection” over the deadly mob siege of the U.S. Capitol in a swift and stunning collapse of his final days in office.
Politics Jan 11WATCH: House Democrats prepare ‘incitement of insurrection’ charge against Trump
Democrats are pushing the vice president and Cabinet to invoke constitutional authority to remove Trump from office. A resolution calling on Pence to do so was blocked Monday by Republicans.