Donald Trump impeachment

US Senate acquits Donald Trump of all impeachment charges in historic vote

The votes to convict Trump fell far short of the two-thirds majority required in the 100-seat Senate to remove him from office under the US Constitution.

Feb 06, 2020, 06:15 AM IST

End draws near in Donald Trump's impeachment trial as Democrats likely to fall short in vote

Senate Democrats have been arguing throughout the two-week trial that lawmakers need to hear from witnesses like John Bolton, Trump`s former national security adviser.

Jan 31, 2020, 16:44 PM IST

Donald Trump trial enters pivotal week as calls for witnesses grow

The New York Times cited an unpublished Bolton manuscript as saying that Trump told him he wanted to freeze security aid to Ukraine until its officials helped with investigations into Democrats, including former Vice President Joe Biden, and his son, Hunter Biden.

Jan 27, 2020, 18:23 PM IST

Donald Trump impeachment trial opens as watchdog faults White House on Ukraine

The assessment from the nonpartisan Government Accountability Office (GAO) was a setback for Trump, but it was unclear if it would figure in his trial in the Republican-led Senate given that key questions such as whether witnesses will testify or new evidence will be considered remain unanswered.

Jan 17, 2020, 08:53 AM IST

President Donald Trump's impeachment: What happens next?

Democratic lawmakers, who represent the House majority, voted along party lines on Dec. 18 to impeach Trump over his dealings with Ukraine.

Jan 16, 2020, 10:58 AM IST

US House sends President Donald Trump impeachment articles to Senate

Seven newly-appointed House managers, who will present the case against Trump at the upcoming Senate trial, then walked across the Capitol to deliver the charges to the Republican-led upper chamber.

Jan 16, 2020, 07:05 AM IST

President Donald Trump impeachment trial slides into limbo as hardball escalates over crucial final phase

While political pundits began predicting an early January trial, Pelosi has now inserted a twist in the storyline after bottling up impeachment. She is asking Senate Republicans what a trial might look like.

Dec 26, 2019, 13:25 PM IST

Less than half of all Americans want Donald Trump ousted post-impeachment: Poll

The national online survey, conducted in the hours after the House voted along party lines on Wednesday to charge Donald Trump with abusing his office and obstructing Congress, found that the rare and highly contentious act by lawmakers has done little to change minds in a divided country.

Dec 21, 2019, 07:40 AM IST

US Democrats seek high-profile trial for President Donald Trump in Senate

A day after the U.S. House of Representatives impeached Trump, Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she would not yet formally hand off impeachment to the Senate until she got a sense of how Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell would manage the trial.

Dec 20, 2019, 06:33 AM IST

They're not after me they're after you: US President Donald Trump tweets hours after impeachment

On Wednesday night, Trump became the third US president to be impeached on Wednesday, as he was formally charged with abuse of power in a historic step that will inflame partisan tensions across a deeply divided America.

Dec 19, 2019, 10:03 AM IST

President Donald Trump impeached by US House for abuse of power

The Democratic-led House passed the abuse of power article of impeachment on a largely party-line 230-197 vote. The House then proceeded with a vote on a second article of impeachment charging Donald Trump with obstruction of Congress.

Dec 19, 2019, 07:17 AM IST

I will be impeached today by Radical Left, says Donald Trump

Trump had on Tuesday also written a letter fiercely attacking House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the Democratic opposition for destroying American democracy by attempting a coup against the American head of state.

Dec 18, 2019, 19:02 PM IST

In historic move, US House set to vote to impeach Donald Trump

The vote in the Democratic-controlled House is expected to fall almost entirely along party lines, underscoring the deep divide in Congress over Trump`s conduct - and the larger political schism within the nation itself.

Dec 18, 2019, 17:24 PM IST

President Donald Trump accuses Democrats of 'attempted coup' on eve of impeachment vote

Trump`s remarks came in a signed letter addressed to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, released as House lawmakers met to set the rules for debate ahead of Wednesday`s planned vote on two articles of impeachment - formal charges - against the Republican president.

Dec 18, 2019, 06:28 AM IST

Explainer: How impeachment works and why Donald Trump is unlikely to be removed

The founders of the United States feared presidents abusing their powers, so they included in the Constitution a process for removing one from office. The president, under the Constitution, can be removed from office for "Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and misdemeanors."

Dec 17, 2019, 06:40 AM IST

Donald Trump impeachment looms as US House committee approves charges

A divided House Judiciary Committee voted 23-17 along party lines to approve articles of impeachment charging Donald Trump with abusing the power of his office over the Ukraine scandal and obstructing House Democrats` attempts to investigate him for it.

Dec 14, 2019, 06:50 AM IST

US House panel to cast impeachment vote on President Donald Trump

The House Judiciary Committee had been expected to cast its impeachment vote Thursday night. But as debate stretched toward midnight, the panel`s Democratic chairman delayed the proceedings until 10 a.m. ET (1500 GMT) Friday, further incensing Republicans after hours of rancorous debate.

Dec 13, 2019, 21:04 PM IST

Donald Trump accuses impeachment witness of lying, defends use of personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani

Donald Trump made his remarks the day after the fifth and final scheduled day of public hearings in the US House of Representatives inquiry, which threatens his presidency even as he seeks re-election in November 2020.

Nov 23, 2019, 07:29 AM IST

Nancy Pelosi says evidence is clear: President Donald Trump used office for personal gain

Pelosi, speaking at her weekly press conference, reiterated that it was up to the House Intelligence Committee to determine how to proceed with the investigation as lawmakers continued to gather facts and hear from witnesses.

Nov 22, 2019, 00:03 AM IST

Sondland testimony 'exonerates' Donald Trump: White House

President Trump`s personal lawyer said on Wednesday that he had no involvement with the issue of military aid to Ukraine, a key point in the impeachment inquiry into Trump

Nov 21, 2019, 07:42 AM IST