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# impeachment

This month
September 2023
Top House Republican gives go-ahead for impeachment investigation into Joe Biden
Kevin McCarthy has been under pressure from the right-wing of the party to open the inquiry.
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Support grows for Capitol riot inquiry after Trump acquittal
Legislators are pushing for an independent commission to prevent any repeat of the insurrection.
Inciter-in-chief, 'fighting like hell' and 'he didn't get away with anything yet': Trump is acquitted again
The second impeachment trial of former US President Donald Trump ended in a similar manner to the first with his acquittal.
Poll: Do you think Donald Trump will run for US President again?
The former president was defiant after his acquittal in the Senate impeachment trial last night.
Verdict: Trump acquitted as just seven Republicans side with Democrats in Senate vote
The former US president was accused of inciting the deadly riot at the US Capitol last month.
Here's what you need to know from Trump's second impeachment trial so far
The case is speeding towards a conclusion and near-certain acquittal.
Trump lawyers wrap up case after three hours, call impeachment unconstitutional 'vengeance'
US President Joe Biden has said he’s “anxious” to see how Republicans will vote.
Senators are posing questions to both legal teams
Democratic impeachment managers rested their case yesterday after two days
Biden "anxious" to see how Republicans will vote tomorrow
'Who's to say it won't happen again?': Impeachment prosecutors urge Senate to convict Trump
Trump’s defence lawyers, who will present their arguments later this week, say he cannot be personally blamed for the Capitol riot.
Democrats wrap up their case against Trump
Biden says 'some minds may be changed' by trial evidence
Trump’s lawyers will launch their defence tomorrow
Democrats claim Trump was ‘inciter in chief’ of 6 January Capitol riot
The second day of Trump’s impeachment trial is underway this evening.
Impeachment case against Donald Trump opens with video of Capitol violence
A vote on whether it is constitutionally permissible to prosecute Trump will take place later tonight.
Trump's second impeachment trial to begin today
The trial is set to begin at 6pm Irish time.
Trump lawyers brand impeachment trial as ‘political theatre’
Lawyers for the former president have attacked the case on multiple grounds.
Explainer: Here's what you need to know ahead of Trump's impeachment trial
The proceedings are scheduled to begin tomorrow, just over a month since the deadly riot at the US Capitol.
Donald Trump has refused to testify at his impeachment trial
Donald Trump’s legal team are expected to argue that the US Senate cannot impeach the ex-president as he is no longer in office.
Lawyers leave Trump's impeachment team ahead of trial
Donald Trump had wanted the lawyers to continue his baseless claims of mass election fraud.
All but five Senate Republicans vote against holding Donald Trump impeachment trial
The trial’s first procedural vote, a 55-45 tally against dismissing the impeachment, suggests Trump still has GOP support.
Impeachment case of Donald Trump moves closer as House delivers charge
Arguments in the Senate trial will begin on the week of 8 February.
Trump impeachment article to be sent to US Senate today
The impeachment trial is scheduled for the second week of February.
Donald Trump's impeachment trial to begin on week of 8 February
Republicans had pushed for a delay to give Trump a chance to prepare a defence on the sole charge of incitement of insurrection.
Article of impeachment against Donald Trump to be brought to US Senate on Monday
A charge of incitement of insurrection is being brought against the former president.
Republican Senate leader wants Donald Trump’s impeachment trial delayed
Ahead of an insurrection on 6 January, Trump told thousands of his supporters to “fight like hell” against the election results.
US President Donald Trump impeached by House of Representatives for second time
Ten Republican representatives joined with Democrats to vote to impeach Donald Trump.
Pelosi referred to the rioters as "domestic terrorists"
McCarthy calls for unity but says impeachment will divide
President Trump calls for demonstrations to be non-violent
Mike Pence rules out invoking 25th Amendment to remove Trump from office
Timeline: Is there time to impeach Trump and could he be banned from running in the future?
Mike Pence rules out invoking 25th Amendment to remove Trump from office
The vice president said the mechanism should be reserved for cases of medical or mental incapacitation.
Trump takes no responsibility for Capitol riot during visit to border wall
Trump arrived in Texas to trumpet his campaign against illegal immigration in an attempt to enhance his legacy.
Timeline: Is there time to impeach Trump and could he be banned from running in the future?
Joe Biden will be inaugurated as his successor next week.
Poll: Should Mike Pence invoke the 25th Amendment, pushing Trump out of office?
President-elect Joe Biden is set to be inaugurated on 20 January.
US House of Representatives to consider Trump impeachment
Trump faces a charge of incitement of insurrection.
A four-page impeachment bill says Trump "gravely endangered the security of the United States".
A "technical error" on a US government website temporarily said that Trump had left office.
Acting US Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf has resigned amid concerns of more violence at Biden's inauguration.
'They're compromised': Washington riots raise thorny questions about policing, disinformation and social media
The 25th Amendment: Could Trump be removed from office before Joe Biden's inauguration?
Seámus Woulfe controversy: Taoiseach says government will be taking 'no further steps' on the matter
The decision was taken at Cabinet this morning, which effectively rules out an impeachment motion being moved by the Government.
Intelligence official who played key role in sparking impeachment trial gets fired by Donald Trump
The US President said he’d lost faith in Michael Atkinson.
Trump fires officials who testified against him during impeachment trial
The US president was acquitted of all charges in his Senate impeachment trial this week.
'It's emboldened Trump. But then everything emboldens him': Focus turns to election after impeachment victory
The starting gun in the 2020 presidential race was shot this week.
Impeached but acquitted: How a saga fit for reality TV played out in front of a divided US
He was acquitted of both charges earlier today.
President Trump acquitted of all charges at Senate impeachment trial
Trump was impeached on charges of abuse of power and obstructing Congress.
Impeachment trial: Democrats and White House lawyers wrap up cases as closing arguments heard
The Senate is to vote at 4pm (9pm Irish time) tomorrow.
Senate rejects witnesses in Trump trial, all but ensuring his acquittal
The Democrats had wanted testimony from John Bolton.
Trump set to be acquitted if senators block further witnesses in impeachment trial
If senators vote not to hear from any more witnesses, Trump could be acquitted by the end of the day.
Trump's defence claims trading US military aid for political favours isn't impeachable offence
The White House, meanwhile, is seeking to block the publication of former national security adviser John Bolton’s book.
Top Republican admits they may fail to block former Trump ally's potentially explosive testimony
The defence in the Trump impeachment trial closed their initial arguments yesterday.
'The President did absolutely nothing wrong': Trump's lawyers tell impeachment trial
White House counsel have begun outlining their case against the charges laid against the president.
Frantic tweeting and 'high crimes': Here's what you need to know from the first week of Trump's impeachment trial
Democrats have an uphill battle to convince Republicans, and week one of the impeachment trial was a partisan affair.