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#impeachment

# impeachment - Monday 15 February, 2021

Support grows for Capitol riot inquiry after Trump acquittal
# Insurrection
# Insurrection

Support grows for Capitol riot inquiry after Trump acquittal

Feb 15th 2021, 6:58 AM 48,409 Views 41 Comments

Legislators are pushing for an independent commission to prevent any repeat of the insurrection.

# impeachment - Sunday 14 February, 2021

Inciter-in-chief, 'fighting like hell' and 'he didn't get away with anything yet': Trump is acquitted again
# Impeachment
# Impeachment

Inciter-in-chief, 'fighting like hell' and 'he didn't get away with anything yet': Trump is acquitted again

Feb 14th 2021, 11:11 AM 21,056 Views 95 Comments

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?
# 2024
# 2024

Poll: Do you think Donald Trump will run for US President again?

Feb 14th 2021, 9:42 AM 61,654 Views 123 Comments

The former president was defiant after his acquittal in the Senate impeachment trial last night.

# impeachment - Saturday 13 February, 2021

Verdict: Trump acquitted as just seven Republicans side with Democrats in Senate vote
# Acquitted
# Acquitted

Verdict: Trump acquitted as just seven Republicans side with Democrats in Senate vote

Updated Feb 13th 2021, 10:01 PM 140,223 Views 250 Comments

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
# Senate Trial
# Senate Trial

Here's what you need to know from Trump's second impeachment trial so far

Feb 13th 2021, 7:30 AM 15,079 Views 17 Comments

The case is speeding towards a conclusion and near-certain acquittal.

# impeachment - Friday 12 February, 2021

Trump lawyers wrap up case after three hours, call impeachment unconstitutional 'vengeance'
# Impeachment
# Impeachment

Trump lawyers wrap up case after three hours, call impeachment unconstitutional 'vengeance'

Updated Feb 12th 2021, 9:25 PM 37,474 Views 64 Comments
  • 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

# impeachment - Thursday 11 February, 2021

'Who's to say it won't happen again?': Impeachment prosecutors urge Senate to convict Trump
# That's A Wrap
# That's A Wrap

'Who's to say it won't happen again?': Impeachment prosecutors urge Senate to convict Trump

Updated Feb 11th 2021, 10:00 PM 37,720 Views 73 Comments
  • 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

# impeachment - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

Democrats claim Trump was ‘inciter in chief’ of 6 January Capitol riot
# Impeachment
# Impeachment

Democrats claim Trump was ‘inciter in chief’ of 6 January Capitol riot

Updated Feb 10th 2021, 9:59 PM 23,538 Views 53 Comments

The second day of Trump’s impeachment trial is underway this evening.

# impeachment - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

Impeachment case against Donald Trump opens with video of Capitol violence
# Donald Trump
# Donald Trump

Impeachment case against Donald Trump opens with video of Capitol violence

Updated Feb 9th 2021, 9:11 PM 24,394 Views 42 Comments

A vote on whether it is constitutionally permissible to prosecute Trump will take place later tonight.

Trump's second impeachment trial to begin today
# Insurrection
# Insurrection

Trump's second impeachment trial to begin today

Updated Feb 9th 2021, 2:51 PM 15,501 Views 19 Comments

The trial is set to begin at 6pm Irish time.

# impeachment - Monday 8 February, 2021

Trump lawyers brand impeachment trial as ‘political theatre’
# Impeachment
# Impeachment

Trump lawyers brand impeachment trial as ‘political theatre’

Feb 8th 2021, 9:30 PM 14,018 Views 34 Comments

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
# Starting Tomorrow
# Starting Tomorrow

Explainer: Here's what you need to know ahead of Trump's impeachment trial

Feb 8th 2021, 2:43 PM 11,008 Views 16 Comments

The proceedings are scheduled to begin tomorrow, just over a month since the deadly riot at the US Capitol.

# impeachment - Friday 5 February, 2021

Donald Trump has refused to testify at his impeachment trial
# Donald Trump
# Donald Trump

Donald Trump has refused to testify at his impeachment trial

Feb 5th 2021, 9:22 AM 47,409 Views 70 Comments

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.

# impeachment - Sunday 31 January, 2021

Lawyers leave Trump's impeachment team ahead of trial
# Bye
# Bye

Lawyers leave Trump's impeachment team ahead of trial

Jan 31st 2021, 8:15 AM 103,379 Views 56 Comments

Donald Trump had wanted the lawyers to continue his baseless claims of mass election fraud.

# impeachment - Wednesday 27 January, 2021

All but five Senate Republicans vote against holding Donald Trump impeachment trial
# Impeachment
# Impeachment

All but five Senate Republicans vote against holding Donald Trump impeachment trial

Jan 27th 2021, 7:15 AM 82,544 Views 68 Comments

The trial’s first procedural vote, a 55-45 tally against dismissing the impeachment, suggests Trump still has GOP support.

# impeachment - Tuesday 26 January, 2021

Impeachment case of Donald Trump moves closer as House delivers charge
# Senate
# Senate

Impeachment case of Donald Trump moves closer as House delivers charge

Jan 26th 2021, 8:37 AM 21,700 Views 37 Comments

Arguments in the Senate trial will begin on the week of 8 February.

# impeachment - Monday 25 January, 2021

Trump impeachment article to be sent to US Senate today
# Impeached
# Impeached

Trump impeachment article to be sent to US Senate today

Jan 25th 2021, 7:37 AM 13,358 Views 47 Comments

The impeachment trial is scheduled for the second week of February.

# impeachment - Saturday 23 January, 2021

Donald Trump's impeachment trial to begin on week of 8 February
# Insurrection
# Insurrection

Donald Trump's impeachment trial to begin on week of 8 February

Jan 23rd 2021, 7:27 AM 20,473 Views 32 Comments

Republicans had pushed for a delay to give Trump a chance to prepare a defence on the sole charge of incitement of insurrection.

# impeachment - Friday 22 January, 2021

Article of impeachment against Donald Trump to be brought to US Senate on Monday
# Impeachment
# Impeachment

Article of impeachment against Donald Trump to be brought to US Senate on Monday

Jan 22nd 2021, 4:21 PM 12,421 Views 56 Comments

A charge of incitement of insurrection is being brought against the former president.

Republican Senate leader wants Donald Trump’s impeachment trial delayed
# Insurrection
# Insurrection

Republican Senate leader wants Donald Trump’s impeachment trial delayed

Jan 22nd 2021, 7:00 AM 23,368 Views 34 Comments

Ahead of an insurrection on 6 January, Trump told thousands of his supporters to “fight like hell” against the election results.

# impeachment - Wednesday 13 January, 2021

US President Donald Trump impeached by House of Representatives for second time
# Impeachment
# Impeachment

US President Donald Trump impeached by House of Representatives for second time

Updated Jan 13th 2021, 11:12 PM 119,314 Views 115 Comments
  • 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
# White House
# White House

Mike Pence rules out invoking 25th Amendment to remove Trump from office

Jan 13th 2021, 6:46 AM 41,149 Views 44 Comments

The vice president said the mechanism should be reserved for cases of medical or mental incapacitation.

# impeachment - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

Trump takes no responsibility for Capitol riot during visit to border wall
# No Violence
# No Violence

Trump takes no responsibility for Capitol riot during visit to border wall

Updated Jan 12th 2021, 9:45 PM 53,088 Views 100 Comments

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?
# Grip On Power
# Grip On Power

Timeline: Is there time to impeach Trump and could he be banned from running in the future?

Jan 12th 2021, 4:07 PM 26,255 Views 44 Comments

Joe Biden will be inaugurated as his successor next week.

Poll: Should Mike Pence invoke the 25th Amendment, pushing Trump out of office?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Mike Pence invoke the 25th Amendment, pushing Trump out of office?

Jan 12th 2021, 9:23 AM 67,683 Views 102 Comments

President-elect Joe Biden is set to be inaugurated on 20 January.

# impeachment - Monday 11 January, 2021

US House of Representatives to consider Trump impeachment
# Capitol Hill
# Capitol Hill

US House of Representatives to consider Trump impeachment

Updated Jan 11th 2021, 10:44 PM 118,449 Views 160 Comments
  • 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.

# impeachment - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

Seámus Woulfe controversy: Taoiseach says government will be taking 'no further steps' on the matter
# Impeachment
# Impeachment

Seámus Woulfe controversy: Taoiseach says government will be taking 'no further steps' on the matter

Updated Nov 17th 2020, 2:25 PM 29,744 Views 91 Comments

The decision was taken at Cabinet this morning, which effectively rules out an impeachment motion being moved by the Government.

# impeachment - Saturday 4 April, 2020

Intelligence official who played key role in sparking impeachment trial gets fired by Donald Trump
# Michael Atkinson
# Michael Atkinson

Intelligence official who played key role in sparking impeachment trial gets fired by Donald Trump

Apr 4th 2020, 3:45 PM 39,755 Views 55 Comments

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
# Acquitted
# Acquitted

Trump fires officials who testified against him during impeachment trial

Feb 8th 2020, 8:07 AM 27,637 Views 73 Comments

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
# Analysis
# Analysis

'It's emboldened Trump. But then everything emboldens him': Focus turns to election after impeachment victory

Feb 6th 2020, 7:41 AM 8,851 Views 44 Comments

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
# Not Guilty
# Not Guilty

Impeached but acquitted: How a saga fit for reality TV played out in front of a divided US

Feb 5th 2020, 10:45 PM 11,778 Views 43 Comments

He was acquitted of both charges earlier today.

President Trump acquitted of all charges at Senate impeachment trial
# Senate Trial
# Senate Trial

President Trump acquitted of all charges at Senate impeachment trial

Updated Feb 5th 2020, 9:24 PM 54,535 Views 119 Comments

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
# Impeachment
# Impeachment

Impeachment trial: Democrats and White House lawyers wrap up cases as closing arguments heard

Feb 4th 2020, 7:38 AM 5,998 Views 16 Comments

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
# Impeachment
# Impeachment

Senate rejects witnesses in Trump trial, all but ensuring his acquittal

Updated Jan 31st 2020, 11:24 PM 33,120 Views 108 Comments

The Democrats had wanted testimony from John Bolton.

Trump set to be acquitted if senators block further witnesses in impeachment trial
# Senate
# Senate

Trump set to be acquitted if senators block further witnesses in impeachment trial

Jan 31st 2020, 7:09 AM 16,912 Views 53 Comments

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
# Abuse Of Power
# Abuse Of Power

Trump's defence claims trading US military aid for political favours isn't impeachable offence

Jan 30th 2020, 7:16 AM 12,662 Views 41 Comments

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
# Impeachment
# Impeachment

Top Republican admits they may fail to block former Trump ally's potentially explosive testimony

Jan 29th 2020, 8:53 AM 30,128 Views 61 Comments

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
# Abuse Of Power
# Abuse Of Power

'The President did absolutely nothing wrong': Trump's lawyers tell impeachment trial

Jan 25th 2020, 5:36 PM 10,337 Views 36 Comments

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
# Trump Impeachment
# Trump Impeachment

Frantic tweeting and 'high crimes': Here's what you need to know from the first week of Trump's impeachment trial

Jan 25th 2020, 10:30 AM 7,712 Views 20 Comments

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
# Impeachment
# Impeachment

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

Jan 24th 2020, 7:35 AM 10,350 Views 33 Comments

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

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