• Donald Trump says he suffered 'terrible ordeal' in impeachment

    Donald Trump says he suffered 'terrible ordeal' in impeachment

    World | February 06, 2020 23:14 IST

    US President Donald Trump on Thursday said he and the Republicans had been put through a "terrible ordeal" by some very dishonest and corrupt people during the impeachment. The US Senate on Wednesday acquitted President Trump on two articles of impeachment - abuse of power and obstruction to Congress - giving him a major political victory in an election year.

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    Trump impeachment trial: Senate votes to acquit US President

    World | February 06, 2020 8:40 IST

    President Donald Trump has been acquitted by the Senate on both impeachment charges ending the historic trial that was a desperate move by Democrats to avenge their defeat in the 2016 election.

  • Donald Trump speech

    Trump delivers State of the Union Address amid impeachment trial

    World | February 05, 2020 9:55 IST

    Offering the nation’s economic success as the chief rationale for a second term, Trump’s speech resembled a lower-volume version of his campaign rallies, offering something for every section of his political base.

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    What’s next in Trump’s impeachment trial

    January 29, 2020 14:14 IST

    With opening arguments wrapped up in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, senators will now get a chance to ask questions. 

  • Trump impeachment trial opens with acrimonious scene over

    Trump impeachment trial opens with acrimonious scene over witness

    World | January 22, 2020 7:47 IST

    The impeachment trial began on Tuesday and comes nearly a week after the House of Representatives, where the Democrats enjoy a majority, voted to send articles of impeachment against President Trump to the Senate.

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    McConnell proposes swift impeachment trial with long days

    World | January 21, 2020 9:26 IST

    Trump's legal team, in its first full filing for the impeachment court, argued that Trump did “absolutely nothing wrong” and urged the Senate to swiftly reject the “flawed″ case against him.

  • Brazen and Unlawful: Team Trump responds to impeachment charges

    Brazen and Unlawful: Team Trump responds to impeachment charges

    World | January 19, 2020 6:31 IST

    President Donald Trump’s legal team issued a fiery response ahead of opening arguments in his impeachment trial Saturday while House Democrats laid out their case in forceful fashion, saying the president had betrayed public trust with behavior that was the “worst nightmare” of the founding fathers.

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    Trump's impeachment legal team to include Bill Clinton prosecutor Kenneth Starr

    World | January 18, 2020 7:59 IST

    Kenneth Starr, a well-known prosecutor whose work led to the impeachment of former US President Bill Clinton in the 1990s, has joined US President Donald Trump's impeachment legal defence team, media reports said.

  • US Senate officially begins Trump impeachment trial; senators sworn oath of 'impartial justice'

    US Senate officially begins Trump impeachment trial; senators sworn oath of 'impartial justice'

    World | January 17, 2020 7:02 IST

    The U.S. Senate opened the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump with quiet ceremony Thursday — senators standing at their desks to swear an oath of “impartial justice” as jurors, House prosecutors formally reciting the charges and Chief Justice John Roberts presiding.

  • Democrats to investigate ‘profoundly alarming’ Ukraine texts

    Democrats to investigate ‘profoundly alarming’ Ukraine texts

    World | January 16, 2020 8:43 IST

    A House committee chairman said his panel will investigate what he says are “profoundly alarming” text messages that have raised questions about the possible surveillance of former Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch before she was ousted by the Trump administration last spring.  

  • US House sends Trump impeachment articles to Senate

    US House sends Trump impeachment articles to Senate

    World | January 16, 2020 7:25 IST

    The US House of Representatives has officially sent impeachment articles against President Donald Trump to the Senate to allow a trial to get underway. "As we make that history, we will be making progress for the American people," Pelosi said on Wednesday before signing the two impeachment articles at an engrossment ceremony, Xinhua reported.

  • Donald Trump to visit India after impeachment trial begins

    Donald Trump to visit India after impeachment trial begins

    World | January 14, 2020 20:36 IST

    US President Donald Trump is slated to visit India next month for the first time since he joined office and before he goes to elections for a second term later this year.

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    'Fail Not:' What to watch ahead of Trump's Senate trial

    World | January 13, 2020 11:33 IST

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is hitting the send button on President Donald Trump's impeachment. That's after she paused the whole constitutional matter, producing a three-week standoff with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and complicating the campaigning picture for the five Democratic senators in the White House race.

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    Trump's position unshakeable in Senate trial after impeachment

    World | December 20, 2019 9:31 IST

    Trump held on to all the Republicans in the House of Representatives on the impeachment vote and even picked up three Democrat votes. But in the Senate, there are four shaky Republicans, who can vote against him with no consequence to their base and maybe even find Democrats backing them for re-election. Even if they defect, the calculus of voting still backs Trump.

  • Trump impeachment: A timeline of events

    Trump impeachment: A timeline of events

    World | December 19, 2019 10:15 IST

    Trump has been accused of withholding nearly $400 million in congressionally approved military aid to pressure Ukraine's new President Volodymyr Zelensky into launching an inquiry into his 2020 Democratic rival Joe Biden and his son, Hunter. But Trump has denied all the allegations against him.

  • Defiant Trump rallies supporters as House impeaches him

    Defiant Trump rallies supporters as House impeaches him

    World | December 19, 2019 8:47 IST

    Yet even as Trump slammed his impeachment as “illegal” and accused Democrats of demonstrating “deep hatred and disdain” for voters, he spent much of his speech zigzagging through a litany of unrelated topics. He offered an extended riff on U.S. pilots being cuter than “Top Gun” star Tom Cruise, went after Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg’s difficult-to-pronounce last name and reveled — yet again — in his 2016 victory.

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    How impeachment forever changes Trump’s legacy

    World | December 19, 2019 8:39 IST

    Extraordinary polarization around impeachment is not new, but the fierce partisanship this time has been heightened by a unique aspect of this moment: Trump is standing for reelection, while Clinton and Nixon were halfway through their second terms when they faced the threat of impeachment.

  • Trump impeachment

    Trump becomes third American president to be impeached

    World | December 19, 2019 10:33 IST

    Rank and file Democrats said they were willing to lose their jobs to protect the democracy from Trump. Some newly elected freshmen remained in the chamber for hours during the debate.

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    Trump on brink of impeachment as House readies historic vote

    World | December 18, 2019 18:30 IST

    President Donald Trump is on the cusp of being impeached by the House, with a historic debate set Wednesday on charges that he abused his power and obstructed Congress ahead of votes that will leave a defining mark on his tenure at the White House.

  • Not fair that I am being impeached, says Donald Trump

    Not fair that I am being impeached, says Donald Trump

    World | December 14, 2019 8:48 IST

    US President Donald Trump on Friday said it was unfair that he was being impeached as he had done no wrong and the country under him was doing quite good.

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