Impeachment

Donald Trump likely to be acquitted in impeachment trial as Democrats lack numbers in Senate

Donald Trump is likely to be acquitted in the impeachment trial as Democrats lack numbers in 100-seat Senate 
The Democrats who have impeached Trump in the House charging him with "incitement of insurrection," needs two-thirds of the vote for the Senate impeachment. 
Currently, both the Democrats and the Republicans have 50 members each in the 100-seat Senate.

Jan 27, 2021, 09:03 AM IST

U.S: Voting in Senate now on impeachment proposal, 5 days left in President Trump's term

President Donald Trump is the first-ever president in the world's oldest democracy, America, against whom a second impeachment motion has been brought. Voting will now be held in the Senate against this proposal.

Jan 15, 2021, 08:28 AM IST

Impeachment against US President Donald Trump

232 MPs voted against US President Donald Trump in support of the impeachment. The proposal will now be presented in the Upper House, thus, Trump will be the only President in American history to be impeached twice.

Jan 14, 2021, 12:10 PM IST

Impeached twice, Donald Trump condemns Capitol Hill violence, says 'rioters will be brought to justice'

Shortly after his impeachment, Donald Trump has condemned the Capitol Hill violence in a new video released by his office. He said that the 'rioters will be brought to justice'.
 

Jan 14, 2021, 07:00 AM IST

US Vice President Mike Pence rules out using 25th Amendment to remove Donald Trump

US Vice President Mike Pence has ruled out using the 25th Amendment to remove outgoing President Donald Trump. According to reports, Pence told the House leaders on Tuesday that he does not support invoking the 25th Amendment process to remove Donald Trump, all but guaranteeing an imminent impeachment vote against the president.

Jan 13, 2021, 07:11 AM IST

Trouble mounts for President Trump as US lawmakers begin debate over impeachment articles

The House Judiciary Committee was meeting to consider the two articles, which accuse US PresidentTrump of abusing his power by trying to force Ukraine to investigate political rival Joe Biden and of obstructing Congress when lawmakers tried to look into the matter.

Dec 12, 2019, 08:20 AM IST

What does it take to impeach Donald Trump? Democrats start weighing evidence

After more than two months of investigation, the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing to examine whether Donald Trump`s alleged misdeeds in his dealings with Ukraine qualify as the "high crimes and misdemeanors" punishable by impeachment under the US Constitution.

Dec 04, 2019, 19:29 PM IST

Donald Trump blasts censure idea as House panel readies impeachment report vote

Donald Trump lashed out at Democrats in the House of Representatives who are leading the impeachment inquiry into the Ukraine matter.

Dec 03, 2019, 22:37 PM IST

US President Donald Trump faces two impeachment deadlines as inquiry shifts focus

The Democratic-led House of Representatives Judiciary Committee has given President Donald Trump until 6 p.m. EST (2300 GMT) on Sunday to say whether he or his legal counsel will participate in an impeachment hearing on Wednesday.

Dec 01, 2019, 17:20 PM IST

Gordon Sondland, Donald Trump's informal Ukraine connection, faces impeachment hearing

Gordon Sondland, who serves as US ambassador to the European Union, could be the most crucial witness yet in a week of televised hearings that have laid bare the misgivings of US officials about Trump`s dealings in Ukraine.

Nov 20, 2019, 17:10 PM IST

White House official criticizes Trump call, decries attacks on witnesses

Army Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman, the White House National Security Council`s top Ukraine expert, testified at the third public hearing in the impeachment effort before the US House of Representatives Intelligence Committee.

Nov 19, 2019, 22:46 PM IST

Trump says he might be willing to testify in impeachment inquiry

Democrats leading the impeachment process in the US House of Representatives have not formally called US President Trump as a witness in the inquiry into whether he used foreign policy to try to get Ukraine to investigate domestic political opponent Joe Biden.

Nov 18, 2019, 22:35 PM IST

Donald Trump impeachment inquiry moves ahead, with pivotal witness looming

Two career US diplomats, William Taylor and George Kent, testified on Wednesday in the first televised hearing of the House of Representatives inquiry that threatens Trump`s presidency even as he seeks re-election in November 2020.

Nov 14, 2019, 22:33 PM IST

Trump says name of whistleblower in impeachment inquiry should be revealed

US President Donald Trump on Sunday said the name of the whistleblower whose concerns prompted an impeachment inquiry should be revealed because that individual had given false information.

Nov 03, 2019, 23:57 PM IST

US diplomat who questioned 'crazy' Ukraine policy testifies in Trump probe

William Taylor, a former Army officer and career US diplomat who as the charge d`affaires is the top US diplomat in Ukraine, walked past journalists without answering questions as he made his way into the US Capitol to testify behind closed doors to the three House of Representatives committees leading the inquiry.

Oct 22, 2019, 23:23 PM IST

As Biden calls for impeachment, Trump adds legal muscle, lashes out at whistleblower

Joe Biden, who is at the centre of a controversy over US President Donald Trump`s dealings with Ukraine that led the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives to open an impeachment inquiry, had previously refrained from making an outright plea for impeachment.

Oct 10, 2019, 19:30 PM IST

Trump impeachment: Second whistle-blower emerges

Another whistle-blower, also said to be an intelligence official, has come up in the impeachment case against US President Donald Trump, reports said on Sunday.

Oct 06, 2019, 23:09 PM IST

US House impeachment inquiry to intensify, Trump remains defiant

Democrats have accused US President Donald Trump of pressuring a vulnerable US ally to get dirt on a political rival for personal political gain.

Sep 30, 2019, 12:08 PM IST

Congress withdraws Supreme Court petition on removal of Chief Justice Dipak Mishra

Congress withdrew its peitions in row over their listing in front of the five-judge bench.

May 08, 2018, 11:26 AM IST

Congress fumes as CJI impeachment notice is rejected, calls it fight between 'Rejecting Democracy and Rescuing Democracy'

Taking to Twitter, Surjewala said, "This is truly a fight between forces 'Rejecting Democracy' and voices 'Rescuing Democracy'."

Apr 23, 2018, 12:13 PM IST