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IMPEACHMENT NEWS

Spotlight on Republicans as Trump impeachment trial nears end

February 13, 2021 5:46 pm

A verdict in Donald Trump's second impeachment trial is expected this weekend. While Trump's attorneys have wrapped up their arguments, the focus now is on Republicans as the Democrats need 17 GOP votes to convict Trump.

Donald Trump’s lawyers deny he incited capitol mob

February 13, 2021 9:15 am

rump’s lawyers denied that he had incited what they called a “small group” that turned violent. Instead, they tried to turn the tables by calling out Democrats for their own language, which they deemed just as incendiary as Trump’s.

Capitol rioters acted on Trump's 'orders,' Democrats say in impeachment trial

February 12, 2021 8:21 am

The prosecutors described in stark, personal terms the horror they faced that day and showed the many public and explicit instructions Trump gave his supporters — both in the weeks before the January 6 attack and at his midday rally that unleashed the mob on the Capitol.

US Senate begins impeachment trial, Democrats make their case against Trump

February 11, 2021 9:30 am

Leading the charge on the Senate floor, Congressman Raskin alleged Trump willfully incited an insurrectionary mob to riot at the Capitol. Several of his Democratic colleagues took the Senate floor to argue that Trump be impeached.

Former British Governor-General of India finds mention during Trump's impeachment proceedings

February 10, 2021 9:57 pm

Trump is the first president in the American history to be impeached twice.

Impeachment expert says Trump's lawyers distorted his work 'quite badly'

February 09, 2021 8:31 am

Michigan State University law professor Brian Kalt, a leading impeachment scholar, told Reuters in an email on Monday that his research was "definitely not" accurately described in the 78-page document.

Trump impeachment to open this week with debate on constitutionality

February 08, 2021 10:19 pm

Trump's second impeachment trial is opening this week with a sense of urgency by Democrats who want to hold the former president accountable for the violent US Capitol siege and Republicans who want it over as fast as possible

Breaking with GOP, top conservative lawyer says Trump can stand trial

February 08, 2021 11:47 am

Lawyer Charles J. Cooper, who is closely allied with top Republicans in Congress, dismissed as illogical the claim that it is unconstitutional to hold an impeachment trial for a former president.

Impeachment case argues Trump was ‘Singularly Responsible’ For Capitol Riot

February 03, 2021 12:58 pm

In Trump’s own shorter filing, specked with typos and stripped of the former president’s usual bombast, his lawyers flatly denied that he had incited the attack and repeatedly argued that the Senate “lacks jurisdiction” to try a former president.

Trump uses impeachment response to vent about election defeat

February 03, 2021 2:33 am

His answer to the House impeachment case is dominated by the constitutional argument that a former president cannot be impeached.