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.
Brian Kalt, a Michigan State University law professor and expert on impeachment has had his work cited by both teams during the current trial as they argued the constitutionality of the process.
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 timing is not set and depends heavily on when House Speaker Nancy Pelosi decides to transmit the article of impeachment to the Senate.
Eight Republicans have said they will vote to impeach Trump: Rep. John Katko, Rep. Liz Cheney, Rep. Adam Kinzinger, Rep. Fred Upton, Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, Rep. Dan Newhouse, Rep. Peter Meijer and Rep. Anthony Gonzalez.
Congresswoman Debbie Dingell shares her thoughts on the Capitol Riot saying "we know that there was collusion"
The president plans to make his impeachment statement at 12 p.m. ET / 9 a.m. PT at The White House.
A majority of senators expressed unease with Trump's pressure campaign on Ukraine that resulted in the two articles of impeachment. But the final tallies — 52-48 favoring acquittal of abuse of power, 53-47 of obstruction of Congress' investigation — fell short.
Utah Sen. Mitt Romney will vote to convict President Donald Trump.
Gary Peters, one of Michigan's senators says he will vote to convict President Trump during a vote in the U.S. Senate on Wednesday,
The four hours of arguments provide one final chance to influence public opinion and set the record ahead of an expected Senate acquittal.
Democrats hopes hearing from witnesses in Trump’s impeachment trial faded after a late decision from Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee.
President Donald Trump's impeachment trial has launched into a final day of questions and answers before a crucial vote on calling witnesses.
Senators' written inquiries at President Donald Trump's impeachment trial led to pointed, back-and-forth debate Wednesday as Trump's legal team and House Democrats acting as prosecutors pressed their respective cases.
Trump’s legal team made their final opening arguments Tuesday in the impeachment trial.