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# impeachment - Wednesday 13 January, 2021

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

Wed 6:46 AM 40,878 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 Tue 9:45 PM 52,963 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?

Tue 4:07 PM 26,127 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?

Tue 9:23 AM 67,434 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 Mon 10:44 PM 118,173 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 29,618 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 39,749 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 27,613 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 8,847 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 11,772 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 54,524 Views 120 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 5,994 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 33,107 Views 107 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 16,911 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 12,657 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 30,125 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 10,328 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 7,710 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 10,345 Views 33 Comments

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
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

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

Jan 23rd 2020, 10:36 PM 8,662 Views 30 Comments

“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
# Adam Schiff
# Adam Schiff

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

Jan 22nd 2020, 10:51 PM 12,555 Views 48 Comments

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
# Capitol Punishment
# Capitol Punishment

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

Jan 22nd 2020, 9:07 AM 13,110 Views 44 Comments

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
# Cast Of Characters
# Cast Of Characters

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

Jan 22nd 2020, 6:45 AM 13,216 Views 5 Comments

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
# Ukraine

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

Updated Jan 21st 2020, 10:29 PM 33,742 Views 64 Comments

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
# 'perfect' Phonecall
# 'perfect' Phonecall

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

Jan 21st 2020, 7:26 AM 11,768 Views 38 Comments

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
# On Trial
# On Trial

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

Jan 20th 2020, 1:10 PM 9,756 Views 27 Comments

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'
# In My Defence
# In My Defence

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

Jan 19th 2020, 7:19 AM 9,265 Views 13 Comments

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
# Impeachment
# Impeachment

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

Jan 17th 2020, 9:50 PM 9,899 Views 19 Comments

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
# Military Aid
# Military Aid

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

Jan 16th 2020, 4:21 PM 11,619 Views 47 Comments

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
# Here We Go
# Here We Go

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

Jan 16th 2020, 8:09 AM 6,913 Views 26 Comments

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
# The Senate
# The Senate

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

Jan 15th 2020, 4:55 PM 14,026 Views 47 Comments

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
# Impeachment
# Impeachment

Impeachment trial of President Donald Trump likely to begin next Tuesday

Jan 14th 2020, 10:45 PM 11,408 Views 25 Comments

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
# Impeachment

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

Jan 4th 2020, 9:30 AM 47,978 Views 96 Comments

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
# Mike Pompeo
# Mike Pompeo

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

Dec 30th 2019, 10:38 PM 10,844 Views 17 Comments

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

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

Dec 26th 2019, 8:36 AM 20,512 Views 16 Comments

“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
# Impeachment
# Impeachment

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

Dec 23rd 2019, 7:31 PM 11,335 Views 33 Comments

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
# Internal Emails
# Internal Emails

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

Dec 23rd 2019, 2:52 PM 14,416 Views 40 Comments

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
# Not Happy
# Not Happy

Trump demands 'immediate' impeachment trial in US Senate

Dec 20th 2019, 10:44 AM 18,984 Views 50 Comments

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
# Everything's Impeachy
# Everything's Impeachy

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

Updated Dec 19th 2019, 7:43 PM 22,276 Views 82 Comments

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

Donald Trump has been impeached, what happens next?
# Clinging On
# Clinging On

Donald Trump has been impeached, what happens next?

Dec 19th 2019, 9:49 AM 24,110 Views 66 Comments

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

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