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U.S. presidency gains more power with Donald Trump's acquittal

Feb 09, 2020 - 12:06 PM

One of Donald Trump's impeachment lawyers claims he is free to do whatever he wants — even cheat in elections — if he believes it is in the national interest

STRONGER. US President Donald Trump speaks during a 'Keep America Great' campaign rally at Huntington Center in Toledo, Ohio, on January 9, 2020. Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

Trump set for midweek acquittal after witnesses blocked

Feb 01, 2020 - 9:15 AM

Republican senators say a vote for Donald Trump's acquittal is expected on Wednesday afternoon, February 5

TRUMP. US President Donald Trump waves as he and First Lady Melania Trump walk to Marine One before departing from the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC on January 31, 2020. (Photo by Andrew Caballero Reynolds/AFP

Trump trial looms as House to send charges to Senate on January 15

Jan 15, 2020 - 2:34 AM

'We will transmit those articles & name impeachment managers. The Senate must choose between the Constitution & a cover-up,' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says

NANCY PELOSI. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi looks over notes as she arrives to a House Democratic Caucus meeting at the U.S. Capitol on January 14, 2020 in Washington, DC. Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images/AFP

2 impeachment articles expected against Trump – reports

Dec 10, 2019 - 1:22 PM

US media reports say the two articles of impeachment will focus on abuse of power and obstruction of Congress,a ccording to 3 officials familiar with the matter

TRUMP. US President Donald Trump participates in a roundtable on empowering families with education choice at the White House on December 9, 2019 in Washington,DC. Photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP

White House rejects participation in 'baseless' impeachment probe

Dec 07, 2019 - 10:58 AM

'As you know, your impeachment inquiry is completely baseless and has violated basic principles of due process and fundamental fairness,' White House chief lawyer Pat Cipollone writes to House Judiciary Committee chair Jerry Nadler

TRUMP. US President Donald Trump speaks during a round table discussion on business and red tape reduction in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC on December 6, 2019. Photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP

House to formalize Trump impeachment investigation

Oct 31, 2019 - 2:25 PM

Democrats lay out a formal roadmap for President Donald Trump's impeachment while accumulating more evidence to support charges he improperly pushed Ukraine to boost his own 2020 electoral prospects

TRUMP. US President Donald Trump speaks during a joint press conference with Finnish President Sauli Niinisto (not shown) in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on October 2, 2019. File photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP

U.S. House to hold first formal impeachment process vote

Oct 29, 2019 - 1:29 PM

The effort to hold a formal vote appears aimed in part at pushing back against Republican criticism the investigation was not providing Donald Trump with due process

TRUMP. In this file photo taken on October 3, 2019 US President Donald Trump leaves after signing an executive order regarding Medicare at Sharon L. Morse Performing Arts Center in The Villages, Florida. File photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP

Republicans storm secure impeachment deposition, delay testimony

Oct 24, 2019 - 1:54 PM

Over 20 lawmakers barge into a secure US Capitol meeting room, delaying the testimony of a Pentagon official who is the latest witness in an investigation against President Donald Trump

STORMING IN. About two dozen House Republicans enter a sensitive compartmented information facility (SCIF) where a closed session before the House Intelligence, Foreign Affairs and Oversight committees takes place at the U.S. Capitol on October 23, 2019 in Washington, DC. Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images/AFP

Capitol Hill girds for impeachment row, as Trump ex-aide testifies

Oct 15, 2019 - 12:46 PM

Trump's former top Russia advisor Fiona Hill appears before congressional investigators despite the White House declaration that it would not cooperate with the probe

WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 14: Fiona Hill (C), former Special Assistant to U.S. President Donald Trump and Senior Director for European and Russian Affairs on the United States National Security Council, leaves Capitol Hill on October 14, 2019 in Washington, DC. Hill testifed Monday in connection with the House impeachment inquiry of President Trump. Alex Wroblewski/Getty Images/AFP Alex Wroblewski / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP

Trump calls Democratic impeachment inquiry a 'joke'

Sep 26, 2019 - 7:31 AM

(UPDATED) Donald Trump denies claims he abused his office by repeatedly urging President Volodymyr Zelensky to probe his rival Joe Biden

JOKE. File photo of US President Donald Trump.

U.S. House rejects bid to launch Trump impeachment proceedings

Jul 18, 2019 - 7:17 AM

The US House of Representatives votes 332 to 95 to table, or effectively kill, a resolution brought by Democrat Al Green that raised whether to begin procedures to remove Trump from office

Rep. Al Green (D-TX) speaks to reporters on the way to House Floor on July 17, 2019 in Washington, DC. The House voted to block an effort to impeach President Trump, in the first test of the divisive issue since Democrats took control of the chamber and the House voted to hold Attorney General Barr, Commerce Secretary Ross in contempt for failing to comply with subpoena on 2020 Census. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images/AFP  TASOS KATOPODIS / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP

Democrat impeachment talk gains as Trump blocks lawyer testimony

May 22, 2019 - 11:00 AM

'Stonewalling Congress on witnesses and the unredacted Mueller report only enhances the President's appearance of guilt,' says US Representative Mark Pocan, one of the leaders of the progressive wing of the Democratic Party

A name card is set for former White House lawyer Don McGhan who is expected to testify at a House Judiciary Committee hearing on the Mueller report, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, on May 21, 2019. US President Donald Trump has told McGhan to ignore a subpoena from Congress to testify about the president's alleged obstruction of justice, Trump spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said on May 20. MANDEL NGAN / AFP

Trump predicts stock market would crash if he were impeached

Aug 24, 2018 - 11:38 AM

'I'll tell you what, if I ever got impeached, I think the market would crash. I think everybody would be very poor,' says President Donald Trump

IMPEACHMENT? In this file photo, US President Donald Trump speaks to reporters at Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach on January 14, 2018. File photo by Nicholas Kamm/AFP