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    Trump pleads not guilty to 34 felony counts of falsifying business records; 'trial could start...'

    World | April 05, 2023 6:20 IST

    Trump pleaded not guilty in a packed Manhattan courtroom to 34 counts of falsifying business records and conspiracy for his alleged role in hush money payments to two women toward the end of his 2016 presidential campaign, CNN reported.

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    Capitol riots committee urges Justice dept to invoke criminal charges against Donald Trump

    World | December 20, 2022 8:32 IST

    Capitol riots: The House January 6 committee urged the Justice Department on Monday to bring criminal charges against Donald Trump for the violent 2021 Capitol insurrection, calling for accountability for the former president and “a time of reflection and reckoning.”

  • 'Democracy is fragile', Biden says after Trump's acquittal

    'Democracy is fragile', Biden says after Trump's acquittal

    World | February 14, 2021 11:18 IST

    The 100-member Senate voted to impeach Trump by 57-43 votes, 10 votes short of the two-thirds majority needed for conviction.

  • Six Republican Senators join Democrats to determine Trump's impeachment trial is constitutional

    US Senate votes 56-44 to proceed with second Trump trial

    World | February 10, 2021 7:18 IST

    From Wednesday onwards, each of the two sides -- the House impeachment managers and Trump lawyers -- would have up to 16 hours to present their case before the 100-member Senate for them to vote on the impeachment of Trump days later.

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

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

    World | January 27, 2021 8:35 IST

    The Democrats need the support of at least 17 Republican Senators to reach the two-thirds majority mark. Trump is the first US president who facing an impeachment trial after he left the presidency.

  • Trump impeachment trial in Senate to begin on Feb 8

    Trump impeachment trial in Senate to begin on Feb 8

    World | January 23, 2021 9:36 IST

    Giving details of the impeachment process, Schumer said the house managers will come to read the article of impeachment at 7 pm on Monday. Members will then be sworn in the next day.

  • 10 House Republicans back Trump impeachment

    Led by Cheney, 10 House Republicans back Trump impeachment

    World | January 14, 2021 10:12 IST

    Ten Republicans — including Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney, the No. 3 House GOP leader — voted to impeach President Donald Trump Wednesday over the deadly insurrection at the Capitol. 

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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.

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

    World | January 17, 2020 6:59 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.   

  • 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.

  • 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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    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.  

  • 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.

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