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

    Donald Trump says he suffered 'terrible ordeal' in impeachment

    World | Feb 06, 2020, 11:14 PM 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 | Feb 06, 2020, 08:40 AM 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.

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    Trump delivers State of the Union Address amid impeachment trial

    World | Feb 05, 2020, 09:55 AM 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

    Jan 29, 2020, 02:14 PM 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 | Jan 22, 2020, 07:47 AM 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 | Jan 21, 2020, 09:26 AM 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 | Jan 19, 2020, 06:31 AM 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 | Jan 18, 2020, 07:59 AM 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 | Jan 17, 2020, 07:02 AM 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.

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    Video: What happens in a US Senate impeachment trial? Key players and ground rules

    World | Jan 17, 2020, 06:59 AM IST

    What is impeachment? What is the process? How does a US president get impeached? What is the role of the Senate? Who presides over these proceedings? How does the sitting president justify himself? Does the President speak for himself, or do others do his bargaining? All this and more is answered in this video by the Associated Press which explains what happens in an impeachment trial.   

  • Democrats to investigate ‘profoundly alarming’ Ukraine texts

    Democrats to investigate ‘profoundly alarming’ Ukraine texts

    World | Jan 16, 2020, 08:43 AM 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 | Jan 16, 2020, 07:25 AM 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.

  • US House to vote to send Trump impeachment trial to Senate

    US House to vote to send Trump impeachment trial to Senate

    World | Jan 14, 2020, 11:22 PM IST

    The House of Representatives would vote on Wednesday to send to the US Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, lawmakers from the opposition Democratic party said on Tuesday.

  • Donald Trump to visit India after impeachment trial begins

    Donald Trump to visit India after impeachment trial begins

    World | Jan 14, 2020, 08:36 PM 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 | Jan 13, 2020, 11:33 AM 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.

  • Trump impeachment: McConnell not ruling out calling

    Trump impeachment: McConnell not ruling out calling witnesses

    World | Dec 24, 2019, 09:10 AM 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 | Dec 23, 2019, 12:29 PM 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 | Dec 20, 2019, 09:31 AM 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 | Dec 19, 2019, 10:33 AM 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 | Dec 19, 2019, 10:15 AM 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.