Impeachment

Senate acquits former Pres.Trump on article of impeachment

AP: The Senate has acquitted Donald Trump in his impeachment trial. The rare Saturday session comes barely one month since the deadly Jan. 6 siege at the U.S. Capitol. The vote was 57-43, with seven Republicans joining all 50 Democrats. Prosecutors said Trump was the inciter in chief whose rally cry to fight like hell for his presidency unleashed the…

Trump announces new legal team ahead of impeachment trial

ABC News: A day after all five of former President Donald Trump’s impeachment legal team quit, a new team has been selected. Trial lawyers David Schoen and Bruce L. Castor, Jr. will lead his impeachment defense team, according to a statement from Trump Sunday. “It is an honor to represent the 45th President, Donald J. Trump, and the United States…

Growing number of GOP senators oppose impeachment trial

ASSOCIATED PRESS: A growing number of Republican senators say they oppose holding an impeachment trial. That’s a sign of the dimming chances that former President Donald Trump will be convicted on the charge that he incited a siege of the U.S. Capitol. House Democrats, who will walk the impeachment charge of “incitement of insurrection” to the Senate on Monday evening,…