WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell abruptly eased his restrictive proposed rules for President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, backing off the condensed two-day schedule to add a third for opening arguments after protests from senators, including Republicans. The…
By Associated Press
The resolution would permit Trump's lawyers to move early on to acquit the president and sets up a vote next week on calling witnesses such as former national security adviser John Bolton.
On Monday, President Trump’s legal team released its first official defense in advance of his Senate impeachment trial, which begins Tuesday. The president’s attorneys say Trump didn’t condition military aid to Ukraine on investigations into the Bidens. Meanwhile, the House…
By Zeke Miller, Eric Tucker, Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
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.
As questions continue to swirl over whether witnesses will be allowed to testify during President Trump's impeachment trial in the Senate, new evidence released by Democrats on Friday shows possible connections between the White House and GOP-linked operatives in Ukraine.
The House of Representatives has voted to send articles of impeachment against President Trump to the Senate. The newly selected House impeachment managers walked the documents across the Capitol Wednesday evening. Lisa Desjardins reports on a historic moment in American…
It appears that the House of Representatives will finally vote to transmit articles of impeachment against President Trump to the Senate Wednesday, setting up formal trial proceedings to begin Thursday. Although no decision has been announced on whether witnesses will…
By Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
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.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is expected to transmit the two articles of impeachment against President Trump to the Senate within days. She had held out for weeks as Democrats pressed Senate Republicans to call witnesses -- but leaders of both…
By Matthew Daly, Laurie Kellman, Associated Press
The Senate majority leader said that the measure, co-sponsored by two Republicans, would send the wrong message to U.S. allies after the Trump administration killed Iran's top general earlier this month.
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