Chief Justice of the United States John Roberts arrives at the Senate to preside at the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. He is escorted by Senate Sergeant at Arms Michael Stenger, right. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Chief justice swears in Senate for Trump impeachment trial

The chief justice of the United States was sworn in Thursday to preside over President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, then immediately swore in the entire Senate body in turn with an oath to ensure “impartial justice” as jurors for only the third such proceeding in American history. Chief Justice John Roberts made the short trip […]

The Crossing: What to watch as impeachment heads to Senate

The articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump don’t move to the Senate by themselves. They are escorted by specific political stars along a tightly choreographed path from the House through the Capitol rotunda to the Senate for trial. There waits more history, pageantry and tradition of a type that’s only been seen on television once, and […]