Feeling emboldened after being acquitted in his second impeachment trial, former President Donald Trump is expected to reemerge from a self-imposed hibernation at Mar-a-Lago and is eyeing ways to reassert his power.
Former President Donald Trump is welcoming his second impeachment acquittal and says his movement “has only just begun.”
The Senate voted 57-43 in a rare Saturday session to acquit former president Donald Trump for his alleged role in the deadly siege on the U.S. Capitol, falling short of the 67 votes needed for a conviction.
During a brief debate prior to the vote over whether the Senate would call witnesses, the Senate chamber was scolded after laughing during remarks from Trump impeachment lawyer Michael van der Veen.
Word of McConnell’s decision came Saturday before what is expected to be a final day in the historic trial on the charge that Trump incited an insurrection in the deadly Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol.
The impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump is speeding toward a conclusion and near-certain acquittal, perhaps as soon as Saturday.
Prosecutors wrapped up an emotional two days of opening arguments in the impeachment trial, with Trump’s defense to take the floor on Friday.
Florida Sen. Rick Scott called Trump's second impeachment trial a "complete waste of time" and "vindictive" against the former president, but said he wished Trump had "said something faster" when rioters broke into the US Capitol.
For the first time, senators saw detailed security video of the break-in and heard grim emergency calls from Capitol police pleading for back-up as they were overwhelmed.
The impeachment trial against the former president opened Tuesday with a Senate debate and vote on whether it's constitutionally permissible to prosecute Donald Trump since he is no longer in office.
Lawyers for Donald Trump on Monday blasted the impeachment case against him as an act of “political theater” by Democrats. The trial is set to begin Tuesday.
House Democrats asked former President Donald Trump to testify under oath for his Senate impeachment trial. A Trump adviser said Trump won't testify.
Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz has offered to represent former President Trump in his second impeachment trial, saying he'd be willing to resign from his House seat if needed: "I only regret that I have but one political career to give to my president."
House Democrats laid out for the first time Tuesday arguments they’re presenting at the impeachment trial, saying Donald Trump endangered the lives of all members of Congress when he aimed a mob of supporters “like a loaded cannon” at the U.S. Capitol.
The two representing Trump will be defense lawyer David Schoen, a frequent television legal commentator, and Bruce Castor, a former district attorney in Pennsylvania.
Donald Trump on Sunday named two lawyers to his impeachment defense team, one day after it was revealed that the former president had parted ways with an earlier set of attorneys.
The lawyer for "QAnon Shaman" Jacob Chansley says his client is willing to testify at former President Donald Trump's impeachment trial, saying Chansley "feels betrayed by the president" after Trump's refusal to grant him a pardon.
While former President Donald Trump may be held in low regard in Washington following the riot at the US Capitol, many Republicans are hesitant to anger his supporters, who remain the majority of the party’s voters.
President Joe Biden said Trump's impeachment trial "has to happen," but acknowledged that Democrats likely won't get enough Republicans to vote to convict Trump.
House Democrats delivered the impeachment case against Donald Trump to the Senate late Monday for the start of his historic trial, but Republican senators were easing off their criticism of the former president and shunning calls to convict him over the deadly siege at the U.S. Capitol.