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# impeachment - Saturday 4 April, 2020

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.

# impeachment - Saturday 8 February, 2020

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.

# impeachment - Thursday 6 February, 2020

'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.

# impeachment - Wednesday 5 February, 2020

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 - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

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.

# impeachment - Friday 31 January, 2020

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.

# impeachment - Thursday 30 January, 2020

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.

# impeachment - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

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.

# impeachment - Saturday 25 January, 2020

'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.

# impeachment - Friday 24 January, 2020

Trump swept up by 'completely bogus' Ukraine theory, Democratic House prosecutors say

The Democrats are continuing to push their impeachment case against the President in the Senate.

# impeachment - Thursday 23 January, 2020

Democrats focus on Trump’s ‘dangerous’ abuse on second day of impeachment trial

“The president’s conduct is wrong. It is illegal. It is dangerous,” Jerrold Nadler said.

# impeachment - Wednesday 22 January, 2020

Trump’s impeachment trial opens with Democrats accusing him of trying to cheat his way to reelection

The trial marks just the third time the Senate has weighed whether an American president should be removed from office

Late-night hearing sees Republicans block witness requests on first day of Trump impeachment trial

A 13-hour hearing saw Republicans push back attempts by Democrats to amend the procedures for the trial.

The thorn in Trump's side, the TV evangelist and the celebrity lawyer: Who's who in the impeachment trial

The impeachment trial is under way. Here’s who we’re going to be seeing a lot of in the coming weeks.

# impeachment - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

US Senate leader backs down on proposed impeachment trial rules after backlash Ukraine This post contains videos

US Senate leader backs down on proposed impeachment trial rules after backlash

Donald Trump has denounced the proceedings as “a total hoax”.

Donald Trump's lawyers ask for his immediate acquittal, as impeachment trial to begin today

The US President will be at the economic forum in Davos, Switzerland when his trial begins.

# impeachment - Monday 20 January, 2020

Explainer: Here's what you need to know as Trump's impeachment trial gets under way

A phone call to the Ukrainian president and some withheld funding sparked a chain of events leading to the US Senate floor this week.

# impeachment - Sunday 19 January, 2020

Trump's legal team slams impeachment charges as 'brazen and unlawful'

The impeachment trial is set to begin next Tuesday.

# impeachment - Friday 17 January, 2020

Ken Starr - who was at centre of Clinton's impeachment in 1990s - joins Trump's defence team

Celebrity lawyer Alan Dershowitz is also part of the defence team in the Senate impeachment hearing into Donald Trump.

# impeachment - Thursday 16 January, 2020

Trump impeachment: White House 'violated law' by freezing Ukraine aid, non-partisan watchdog says

The damning assessment comes ahead of the Senate’s impeachment hearing getting under way next week.

Donald Trump's articles of impeachment to be read out in the Senate today

The impeachment trial will begin next Thursday.

# impeachment - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

The prosecutors for Donald Trump's impeachment trial next week have been unveiled

Senior Democrats Adam Schiff and Jerry Nadler will lead the team in the Senate impeachment hearing.

# impeachment - Tuesday 14 January, 2020

Impeachment trial of President Donald Trump likely to begin next Tuesday

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he expects the House of Representatives to send the articles of impeachment through to the upper chamber tomorrow.

# impeachment - Saturday 4 January, 2020

Poll: Should the US Senate vote to remove Donald Trump from office? Impeachment This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the US Senate vote to remove Donald Trump from office?

Donald Trump is the third US President to face impeachment charges, along with Andrew Johnson and Bill Clinton.

# impeachment - Monday 30 December, 2019

Pompeo to travel to Ukraine later this week ahead of Trump's impeachment trial

The trip will make Pompeo the most senior US official to visit Kiev since the scandal erupted.

# impeachment - Thursday 26 December, 2019

Republican senator 'disturbed' at her party's closeness to Donald Trump ahead of impeachment

“It means that we have to take that step back from being hand-in-glove with the defence,” Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski said.

# impeachment - Monday 23 December, 2019

Trump to hold first 2020 rally in Ohio as McConnell says he's not ruling out witnesses in Senate trial

Ohio, once an extremely competitive swing state, has trended more towards voting Republican in recent years.

US moved to freeze Ukraine aid 90 minutes after Trump's phone call with Zelensky

Trump is accused of withholding $400 million in assistance to Ukraine to push Kiev to investigate his political rival, Joe Biden.

# impeachment - Friday 20 December, 2019

Trump demands 'immediate' impeachment trial in US Senate

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has delayed sending the articles of impeachment to the Senate.

# impeachment - Thursday 19 December, 2019

Nancy Pelosi says impeachment leaves ‘spring’ in people’s step

The start date for the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump is up in the air.

Donald Trump has been impeached, what happens next?

The process now moves to the Senate but exactly when is not clear.

Donald Trump defies impeachment and mocks Democrat's dead husband at Christmas-themed rally Löw Blow This post contains videos

Donald Trump defies impeachment and mocks Democrat's dead husband at Christmas-themed rally

Trump implied that Representative Debbie Dingell’s husband could be ‘looking up’ from hell.

Donald Trump has been impeached by House of Representatives in historic vote

The Republican-dominated Senate will now open a trial expected in January and is all but certain to acquit the president.

# impeachment - Wednesday 18 December, 2019

Pelosi says Trump gave Democrats 'no choice' as House heads for historic impeachment vote

The US President has this evening accused Democrats of waging an “assault on America”.

Donald Trump faces historic impeachment vote today

Trump would become only the third US president to be impeached.

# impeachment - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

Trump says Salem 'witches' were better treated than he has been in impeachment process

In a letter sent on the eve of his expected impeachment, the US President has maintained that he did nothing wrong.

# impeachment - Monday 16 December, 2019

Impeachment: 658-page report accuses Trump of 'criminal' conduct and bribery

This comes days ahead of a House vote on impeaching Trump for abuse of office and obstruction of Congress.

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