Opening arguments officially got underway Wednesday in former President Trump’s historic second impeachment trial, as Democrats made their case on his role in inciting the Jan. 6 attacks on the U.S. Capitol. Congressional correspondent Lisa Desjardins and White House correspondent…
By Tali Arbel, Matt O'Brien, Associated Press
A court filing Wednesday said the U.S. Commerce Department is reviewing whether Trump's claims about TikTok's threat to national security justified the attempts to ban it from smartphone app stores and deny it vital technical services.
As former President Trump's impeachment trial moved into high gear Wednesday, we spoke with two people who worked in the Senate impeachment trial of President Bill Clinton. Elizabeth Chryst was the Republican Senate secretary during the trial, and Melody Barnes…
In video showed Wednesday at Trump’s second impeachment trial, rioters chanted “Hang Mike Pence!” and “Bring out Pence!” as they roamed the halls searching for the former vice president and other lawmakers. Outside, the mob set up a makeshift gallows…
By Associated Press
Prosecutors at Trump’s impeachment trial on Wednesday said Trump fired up his supporters with lies about a stolen election and followed up with an invitation to a Jan. 6 rally near the White House.
By Associated Press
The effort to challenge the results continued after the election, with Donald Trump telling his supporters the election had been stolen and that they shouldn’t accept the results.
In a Jan. 2 call to Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, Trump repeatedly argued that the state's top elections official could change the certified results of the presidential election.
The first full day of arguments are beginning in Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, as House Democratic prosecutors said the former president was no “innocent bystander” but the “inciter in chief” of deadly attack at the Capitol to overturn the election.
By Lisa Mascaro, Eric Tucker, Mary Clare Jalonick, Jill Colvin, Associated Press
Though most of the Senate jurors have clearly already made up their minds on acquittal or conviction, they were riveted on the video and audio as the rioters took over the chamber where the impeachment trial is now being held.
Many said they didn’t understand Trump’s lawyers’ arguments as they sought to persuade the Senate to dismiss the trial on constitutional grounds. Trump was impeached by the House for inciting the insurrection at the Capitol.
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