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Trump rejects Dems’ request to testify at impeachment trial

House Democrats on Thursday asked Donald Trump to testify under oath for his Senate impeachment trial, challenging him to respond to their charge that he incited a violent mob to storm the Capitol. A Trump adviser said the former president won’t testify. Although Democrats might not have the power to force Trump’s testimony, the request […]

House sending Trump impeachment to Senate, GOP opposes trial

As the House prepares to bring the impeachment charge against Donald Trump to the Senate for trial, a growing number of Republican senators say they are opposed to the proceeding, dimming the chances that the former president will be convicted on the charge that he incited a siege of the U.S. Capitol. House Democrats will […]

Schumer: Trump impeachment trial to begin week of Feb. 8

Opening arguments in the Senate impeachment trial for Donald Trump on the charge of incitement of insurrection for the Capitol riot will begin the week of Feb. 8. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announced the schedule Friday evening after reaching an agreement with Republicans, who had pushed to delay the trial to give Trump a […]

Dems prep ‘incitement of insurrection’ charge against Trump

Poised to impeach, the House sped ahead Monday with plans to oust President Donald Trump from office, warning he is a threat to democracy and pushing the vice president and Cabinet to act first in an extraordinary effort to remove Trump in the final days of his presidency. Trump faces a single charge — “incitement […]

FILE: In this image from video, Chief Justice of the United States John Roberts arrives for the vote in the impeachment trial against President Donald Trump in the Senate at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020. (Senate Television via AP/FILE)

Not Guilty: Split Senate acquits Trump of impeachment charges

President Donald Trump won impeachment acquittal Wednesday in the U.S. Senate, bringing to a close only the third presidential trial in American history with votes that split the country, tested civic norms and fed the tumultuous 2020 race for the White House. A majority of senators expressed unease with Trump’s pressure campaign on Ukraine that […]

Impeachment trial: House managers and Trump team make final arguments to Senate

House managers and White House attorneys will make their final arguments in the impeachment trial of President Trump on Monday, two days before the Republican-controlled Senate is all but certain to acquit the president. Each side will have two hours to make their case, beginning at 11 a.m. The closing arguments come after senators narrowly […]

Senate to decide on impeachment witnesses

The impeachment trial is about to enter a critical phase. Friday, senators will decide whether or not to allow witnesses before they ultimately decide if President Trump should remain in office. Political psychologist Dr. Bart Rossi weighs in on what this decision could mean for the election and beyond.

What to expect in week 2 of Trump’s Senate impeachment trial

The first week of President Trump’s impeachment trial concluded early Saturday afternoon, with the White House legal team making opening remarks for their argument. The trial will resume at 1 p.m. on Monday, when the president’s lawyers will continue their defense. The trial could end as early as this week, or stretch into next month. […]

FILE: The Capitol and Senate are seen in Washington, early Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite/FILE)

Impeachment trial: Trump’s lawyers lay out their defense

President Trump’s lawyers had their first chance to defend the president on Saturday after three days of Democrats’ opening arguments. In opening arguments, Mr. Trump’s attorneys gave what appeared to be a two-hour preview of what is expected to be a vigorous defense. “We don’t believe that they have come anywhere close to meeting their […]

FILE: The Capitol and Senate are seen in Washington, early Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite/FILE)

SWFL students visit Washington to watch the impeachment proceedings

The impeachment of President Donald Trump is proving to be a history teaching tool. All-day, people watched as the Senate begins to decide if he should be removed from office. A group of Southwest Florida students are in the room, watching as senators make their arguments. A big moment in history plastered across millions of […]