impeachment

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally on the eve of the U.S. mid-term elections

On This Day: Donald Trump acquitted in second impeachment trial 1 year ago

The impeachment sought to hold Trump responsible for the Capitol insurrection, when his supporters on January 6, 2021 stormed the US Capitol.

13/02/2022
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo delivers remarks at a news conference. New York City, New York, U.S.,

NY lawmakers to drop Cuomo impeachment charges after promise to step down

The New York Assembly, controlled by Cuomo's fellow Democrats, opened the impeachment investigation in March.

By REUTERS
14/08/2021

Trump’s second acquittal from impeachment - Democracy or hypocrisy?

Can the 43 Republican senators who voted for acquittal be accused of hypocrisy, and do they pose a threat to democracy in the US?

Trump lashes out at McConnell in deepening feud between top Republicans

The gap between them widened last Saturday, when McConnell declared on the Senate floor that Trump was "practically and morally responsible" for the deadly Jan. 6 storming of the Capitol.

By REUTERS
17/02/2021

Trump's second impeachment trial an assault on the presidency - opinion

Little is known of the riot even today.

By EFRAIM A. COHEN
15/02/2021

Senator McConnell’s vote on impeachment reveals cowardice - opinion

It doesn’t take a lawyer to see that Trump urged his supporters to try and overturn the election results through public disruption.

By JORDAN BARKIN
15/02/2021

RNC official deletes comment comparing Trump trial to Nazi show trials

In the show trials, Nazi prosecutors tried people accused of political offenses; virtually all were convicted, most receiving death sentences.

By BEN SALES/JTA
15/02/2021

Acquitted by Senate, Trump still a powerful force in Republican politics

That leaves Republicans in a precarious position as they try to forge a winning coalition in the 2022 elections for control of Congress and a 2024 White House race that might include Trump.

By REUTERS
14/02/2021

Biden, reflecting on Senate acquittal of Trump: 'Democracy is fragile'

"While the final vote did not lead to a conviction, the substance of the charge is not in dispute."

By REUTERS
14/02/2021
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