• Trump impeachment: McConnell not ruling out calling

    Trump impeachment: McConnell not ruling out calling witnesses

    World | December 24, 2019 9:10 IST

    US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said that Republicans "haven't ruled out" calling witnesses in the upcoming impeachment trial to decide whether President Donald Trump should be convicted and removed. "We haven't ruled out witnesses," McConnell, a Kentucky Republican, said in a Fox News interview on Monday.

  • Trump impeachment: How an 'urget' tip became 'high crime'

    Trump impeachment: How an 'urget' tip became 'high crime'

    World | December 23, 2019 12:29 IST

    The night before the whistleblower complaint that launched President Donald Trump’s impeachment was made public, Democrats and Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee crammed into the same room to get a first look at the document. For Democrats, it was an instant bombshell, a “jaw-hit-the-floor sort of moment,” one lawmaker said. Another described sneaking peeks at Republican colleagues to see whether they were having a similar reaction.

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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

    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.

  • 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.

  • Trump impeachment

    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 Impeached: Here's what happens next

    World | December 19, 2019 7:37 IST

    Republicans argued that Democrats are impeaching Trump because they can’t beat him in 2020. “This vote is about one thing, and one thing only: They hate this president,” said Rep. Chris Stewart, R-Utah. “They want to take away my vote and throw it in the trash."

  • US House starts historic session to impeach President

    US House starts historic session to impeach President Donald Trump

    World | December 18, 2019 20:56 IST

    The U.S. House gaveled in for a historic session Wednesday to impeach President Donald Trump on charges that he abused his power and obstructed Congress, votes that will leave a lasting mark on his tenure at the White House.  

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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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    US House Committee approves Trump charges, sets up impeachment vote

    World | December 13, 2019 22:16 IST

    ​Democrats propelled President Donald Trump’s impeachment toward a vote by the full U.S. House on Friday, as the Judiciary Committee approved charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress in the constitutional and political storm that has divided Congress and the nation.

  • Abuse of Power and Obstruction of Congress: Democrats

    Abuse of Power and Obstruction of Congress: Democrats unveil 2 articles of impeachment against Trump

    World | December 10, 2019 20:14 IST

    House Democrats announced two articles of impeachment Tuesday against President Donald Trump — abuse of power and obstruction of Congress -- pushing toward historic votes over charges he corrupted the U.S. election process and endangered national security.

  • Democrats poised to unveil 2 impeachment articles vs. Trump

    Democrats poised to unveil 2 impeachment articles vs. Trump

    World | December 10, 2019 9:07 IST

    Democratic leaders are expected to announce the formal charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress against the president, according to multiple people familiar with the discussions but unauthorized to discuss the proceedings and granted anonymity.

  • House Speaker Nancy Pelosi OKs drafting of impeachment articles against Donald Trump

    US House speaker Pelosi Okays drafting of impeachment article against Trump

    World | December 05, 2019 23:09 IST

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Thursday that the House is moving forward to draft articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. ’’Our democracy is what is at stake,” Pelosi said. “The president leaves us no choice but to act.”

  • Good day for Trump, bad day for Democrats, says WH after

    Good day for Trump, bad day for Democrats, says white house after impeachment hearing

    World | December 05, 2019 8:37 IST

    "Today was a good day for President Trump, and a bad day for the Democrats,” the White House said on Wednesday at the end of the first day of impeachment hearings against Trump by the committee, which is all set to frame charges against him.

  • Donald Trump slams Democrats for scheduling impeachment hearing during NATO meeting

    Donald Trump slams Democrats for scheduling impeachment hearing during NATO meeting

    World | December 02, 2019 23:13 IST

    US President Donald Trump on Monday slammed the Opposition Democratic Party for scheduling impeachment hearings against him when he is attending the NATO Summit in the United Kingdom. Trump left the White House on Monday morning to attend the NATO Summit in Britain.

  • Congressional Committee to review Trump impeachment report

    Congressional Committee to review Trump impeachment report today

    World | December 02, 2019 8:01 IST

    Democrats are aiming for a final House vote by Christmas, which would set the stage for a likely Senate trial in January.

  • Donald Trump impeachment probe: What we know so far

    Donald Trump impeachment probe: What we know so far

    November 27, 2019 20:41 IST

    As the House Judiciary Committee is set to take over the impeachment investigation of US President Donald Trump next week, the allegation that Trump asked a foreign country to investigate a political rival as he enters his reelection campaign has been proved beyond doubt.

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    Trump slams impeachment proceedings, calls it 'Kangaroo court'

    World | November 20, 2019 7:31 IST

    A kangaroo court is a court that ignores recognised standards of law or justice and often carries little or no official standing in the territory within which it resides.

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