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:House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., with impeachment managers Rep. David Cicilline, D-R.I., and Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-Texas, speaks to members of the media during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo)

9/11-type commission to probe US Capitol storming proposed by Nancy Pelosi

PTI | , Washington
PUBLISHED ON FEB 16, 2021 11:43 AM IST
Her letter follows similar demands being made by lawmakers on both sides of the aisle.
Donald Trump gestures to the crowd as he arrives to speak at a campaign rally (AP File Photo )
Donald Trump gestures to the crowd as he arrives to speak at a campaign rally (AP File Photo )

Donald Trump indicates active public life after second impeachment acquittal

PTI | , Washington
PUBLISHED ON FEB 14, 2021 11:49 AM IST
Trump, a Republican, is the first-ever president to have been impeached twice and the first president to have faced impeachment after leaving office.
The decision to mute microphones comes after a chaotic first presidential debate that saw the two candidates interrupting each other repeatedly.(AP file photo)
The decision to mute microphones comes after a chaotic first presidential debate that saw the two candidates interrupting each other repeatedly.(AP file photo)

What's next for Donald Trump, the Republican Party and Joe Biden?

AFP |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 14, 2021 06:19 AM IST
The Senate will now be in a position to swiftly confirm Biden's cabinet appointees and work on his legislative agenda as the country struggles with the Covid-19 pandemic.
US President Donald Trump waves as he arrives at Palm Beach International Airport in West Palm Beach, Florida, US on January 20, 2021. (Reuters File Photo )
US President Donald Trump waves as he arrives at Palm Beach International Airport in West Palm Beach, Florida, US on January 20, 2021. (Reuters File Photo )

Donald Trump's journey from poll defeat to acquittal in second impeachment trial

AFP |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 14, 2021 06:09 AM IST
  • The Senate acquits Trump by a vote of 57 to 43, failing to muster the 17 Republicans that the prosecution needed to convict the former president.
=US President Donald Trump gesturing as he speaks during a rally to contest the certification of the 2020 US presidential election results. (Reuters File Photo )
=US President Donald Trump gesturing as he speaks during a rally to contest the certification of the 2020 US presidential election results. (Reuters File Photo )

Here’s why seven GOP Senators voted to convict Donald Trump

Bloomberg |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 14, 2021 06:02 AM IST
Each of the seven GOP Senators who voted to convict Donald Trump is likely to face significant blowback from other Republicans
US Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) speaks about former US President Donald Trump, accusing him of dereliction of duty. (US Senate TV via Reuters)
US Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) speaks about former US President Donald Trump, accusing him of dereliction of duty. (US Senate TV via Reuters)

After not-guilty vote, McConnell says Trump morally responsible for Capitol riot

Reuters | , Washington
PUBLISHED ON FEB 14, 2021 05:50 AM IST
The top Senate Republican explained the unexpected turnabout at the end of a five-day impeachment trial, by declaring it unconstitutional to convict Trump of misconduct.
Violent rioters, loyal to President Donald Trump, storm the Capitol in Washington.(File Photo / AP)
Violent rioters, loyal to President Donald Trump, storm the Capitol in Washington.(File Photo / AP)

Democrats close their case using Donald Trump’s words against him

Bloomberg |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 12, 2021 06:36 AM IST
Trump’s lawyers are set to present an abbreviated defense on Friday, which will include video presentations after House managers played gripping footage of the assault on the Capitol.
US President Donald Trump waves as he arrives at Palm Beach International Airport in West Palm Beach, Florida, US on January 20, 2021. (Reuters File Photo )
US President Donald Trump waves as he arrives at Palm Beach International Airport in West Palm Beach, Florida, US on January 20, 2021. (Reuters File Photo )

Convict Donald Trump or face dire democracy damage, prosecutors say

AP | , Washington
PUBLISHED ON FEB 12, 2021 06:17 AM IST
Trump’s defense will take the Senate floor on Friday, arguing that as terrible as the attack was, it clearly was not the president's doing.
The House impeached Donald Trump on January 13, a week after the US Capitol hill violence.(AFP)
The House impeached Donald Trump on January 13, a week after the US Capitol hill violence.(AFP)

How Donald Trump's second impeachment trial will work

AP | , Washington
PUBLISHED ON FEB 06, 2021 07:44 PM IST
While Trump’s acquittal is expected, all 100 senators will first have to sit at their desks and listen to hours of graphic testimony from House Democrats about the riots, which left five people dead.
A combination of picture of US President Donald Trump (L) and Democratic Presidential candidate Joe Biden during the final presidential debate at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, on October 22.(AFP)
A combination of picture of US President Donald Trump (L) and Democratic Presidential candidate Joe Biden during the final presidential debate at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, on October 22.(AFP)

Biden doesn't believe Trump will be convicted at his impeachment trial: Report

Reuters | , Washington
PUBLISHED ON JAN 26, 2021 06:50 AM IST
Joe Biden said he does not think 17 Republican senators will vote to convict Trump.
Shortly before the Jan. 6 insurrection, Trump told thousands of his supporters at a rally near the White House to “fight like hell” against the election results.(AFP)
Shortly before the Jan. 6 insurrection, Trump told thousands of his supporters at a rally near the White House to “fight like hell” against the election results.(AFP)

McConnell seeks to push Donald Trump impeachment trial to February

AP | , Washington
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 06:44 AM IST
A trial delay could appeal to some Democrats, as it would give the Senate more time to confirm Biden's Cabinet nominees and debate a new round of coronavirus relief.
National guards are seen Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021 on a fence that was erected to reinforce security at the Capitol in Washington. (AP)
National guards are seen Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021 on a fence that was erected to reinforce security at the Capitol in Washington. (AP)

Armed guards, fences: Washington under heavy security as Donald Trump impeached

AFP |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 14, 2021 07:31 AM IST
The city at the heart of US democracy has been a shadow of itself during pandemic shutdowns, but now it is also under heavy guard after the January 6 deadly attack by Trump supporters on the Congress building.
U.S. President Donald Trump disembarks from Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland, after visiting the U.S.-Mexico border wall in Harlingen, Texas, U.S., January 12, 2021. REUTERS/Carlos Barria(REUTERS)
U.S. President Donald Trump disembarks from Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland, after visiting the U.S.-Mexico border wall in Harlingen, Texas, U.S., January 12, 2021. REUTERS/Carlos Barria(REUTERS)

Emotions run high as US House begins debate on impeaching Donald Trump

Reuters | , Washington
PUBLISHED ON JAN 13, 2021 09:02 PM IST
House impeachment of Trump would not immediately remove him from office but would set up a trial in the Republican-controlled Senate.
A man walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021. Asian stock markets were mixed Wednesday after Wall Street rebounded, shrugging off uncertainty about a possible new attempt to impeach President Donald Trump over last week's attack on the U.S. Capitol. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)(AP)
A man walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021. Asian stock markets were mixed Wednesday after Wall Street rebounded, shrugging off uncertainty about a possible new attempt to impeach President Donald Trump over last week's attack on the U.S. Capitol. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)(AP)

Stocks steady as traders eye historic Trump impeachment bid

AFP |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 13, 2021 08:38 PM IST
Sentiment was capped also by worries about the surge in Covid-19 infections, which has caused several countries to reimpose lockdowns.
US President Donald Trump during a rally to contest the certification of the 2020 US presidential election results by the US Congress, in Washington on, January 6, 2021.(Reuters File Photo )
US President Donald Trump during a rally to contest the certification of the 2020 US presidential election results by the US Congress, in Washington on, January 6, 2021.(Reuters File Photo )

Donald Trump on verge of second impeachment after Capitol siege

AP | , Washington
PUBLISHED ON JAN 13, 2021 08:16 PM IST
Donald Trump, who would become the only US president twice impeached, faces a single charge of “incitement of insurrection.”
US Vice President Mike Pence rejected invoking 25th Amendment(AFP)
US Vice President Mike Pence rejected invoking 25th Amendment(AFP)

US Vice President Pence rejects invoking 25th Amendment to oust Trump

Bloomberg |
UPDATED ON JAN 13, 2021 07:16 AM IST
Pence’s letter comes in response to a resolution House Democrats will put to a vote Tuesday night urging him to use his constitutional authority to end Trump’s term early.
Nancy Pelosi stated in the letter that lawmakers have taken an oath of office to defend democracy(REUTERS)
Nancy Pelosi stated in the letter that lawmakers have taken an oath of office to defend democracy(REUTERS)

Nancy Pelosi urges Democrats to return to DC amid Trump's impeachment calls

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 10, 2021 07:27 PM IST
In a "Dear Colleague" letter sent to Democratic members on Saturday, Pelosi wrote: "We will be proceeding with meetings with Members and Constitutional experts and others. I continue to welcome your comments. I urge you to be prepared to return to Washington this week."
Addressing reporters in his home state of Delaware after an event Friday introducing some of his Cabinet choices, Biden noted that a key reason he ran for president was because he'd “thought for a long, long time that President Trump wasn’t fit for the job."(AP)
Addressing reporters in his home state of Delaware after an event Friday introducing some of his Cabinet choices, Biden noted that a key reason he ran for president was because he'd “thought for a long, long time that President Trump wasn’t fit for the job."(AP)

Biden calls Trump 'unfit' but doesn't endorse impeachment

AP | , Wilmington
PUBLISHED ON JAN 09, 2021 01:15 PM IST
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said in a letter to members of her chamber that lawmakers could move as early as next week to impeach Trump for inciting a violent mob that overran the U.S. Capitol if the president didn't “immediately" resign.
Democrats in the House of Representatives have accused Trump of withholding military aid and a White House meeting to pressure Ukraine to investigate a political rival, former Vice President Joe Biden.(Bloomberg)
Democrats in the House of Representatives have accused Trump of withholding military aid and a White House meeting to pressure Ukraine to investigate a political rival, former Vice President Joe Biden.(Bloomberg)

Two days into Trump’s trial, Republicans appear unmoved but offer Democrats some praise

Washington | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON JAN 24, 2020 10:39 AM IST
Democrats have expressed concerns that Republicans, who hold 53 of the Senate’s 100 seats, are not keeping an open mind about the evidence they have gathered.
U.S. President Donald Trump is facing impeachment for pressing Ukrainian president to investigate rival Joe Biden.(REUTERS Photo)
U.S. President Donald Trump is facing impeachment for pressing Ukrainian president to investigate rival Joe Biden.(REUTERS Photo)

Summary of Trump’s first call to Ukrainian president released, varies from the earlier read out

Hindustan Times, Washington | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2019 11:36 PM IST
There is no mention of “corruption” in the 16-minute-call summary, which was mentioned in the read out released earlier.
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