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US House lead impeachment manager Rep. Jamie Raskin.(U.S. Senate TV via REUTERS)

Democrats wrap impeachment case, urging Trump be convicted

AFP
UPDATED ON FEB 12, 2021 04:45 AM IST
After two days of presentations, including hours of graphic video from the pro-Trump riot that swept the Capitol January 6, Democratic impeachment managers called on senators to vote for conviction.
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US President Joe Biden.(AP file photo)
US President Joe Biden.(AP file photo)

President Joe Biden thinks impeachment video may have swayed 'some minds'

AP, Washington
PUBLISHED ON FEB 12, 2021 02:51 AM IST
Biden told reporters in the Oval Office that while he did not view any of the Senate trial live, he had seen the morning news. “I think the Senate has a very important job to complete,” the president said.
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Donald Trump also pressured the law enforcement agency to go directly to the Supreme Court in a bid to invalidate President Joe Biden’s victory(REUTERS)
Donald Trump also pressured the law enforcement agency to go directly to the Supreme Court in a bid to invalidate President Joe Biden’s victory(REUTERS)

Trump-DOJ election ‘Plot’ will be probed by Senate Democrats

Bloomberg
UPDATED ON JAN 24, 2021 08:10 PM IST
  • It was reported late Friday that Trump considered firing acting Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen and replacing him with another DOJ lawyer, Jeffrey Clark, who was prepared to back Trump’s efforts to overturn the election. The Democrats, in their letter, called the details in the report “astonishing,".
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Speaking to reporters on Tuesday, Donald Trump called his remarks at the rally “totally appropriate,” rejecting any blame for the attack(AP)
Speaking to reporters on Tuesday, Donald Trump called his remarks at the rally “totally appropriate,” rejecting any blame for the attack(AP)

Trump may be shielded from riot charges by a previous Supreme Court ruling

Bloomberg
PUBLISHED ON JAN 12, 2021 10:36 PM IST
To make the case that Donald Trump incited the riot, prosecutors would have to show that he intended to provoke violence, but his words are vague enough that it’s possible to argue that he was simply urging his supporters to peacefully protest outside the Capitol.
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Mike Pompeo predicted that Trump’s legacy will not be defined by the deadly riots at the US Capitol incited by the president in a bid to overturn his loss in the November election(REUTERS)
Mike Pompeo predicted that Trump’s legacy will not be defined by the deadly riots at the US Capitol incited by the president in a bid to overturn his loss in the November election(REUTERS)

US secretary of state Mike Pompeo says Donald Trump's legacy stronger than riots

Bloomberg
PUBLISHED ON JAN 12, 2021 07:51 PM IST
“History will reflect on the good work that this president and our administration has done,” Mike Pompeo said Tuesday in an interview. “Those actions, the actual things that happened, will be reflected in a way that shows there was good work done on behalf of the American people.”
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A security perimeter outside the US Capitol in Washington. House Democrats are prepared to impeach President Donald Trump if he doesn't immediately resign, (Bloomberg)
A security perimeter outside the US Capitol in Washington. House Democrats are prepared to impeach President Donald Trump if he doesn't immediately resign, (Bloomberg)

US House of Representatives to introduce Trump impeachment article on Monday

Reuters, Washington
PUBLISHED ON JAN 10, 2021 06:24 AM IST
Representative Ted Lieu said there were now 180 co-sponsors for one new article of impeachment following rioting in the US Capitol.
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To reinforce the Democratic line that there was an unofficial parallel foreign policy set up dealing with Ukraine, Schiff said that Trump thought an individual was the director of Ukraine in the NSC and asked her who it was.(REUTERS FILE)
To reinforce the Democratic line that there was an unofficial parallel foreign policy set up dealing with Ukraine, Schiff said that Trump thought an individual was the director of Ukraine in the NSC and asked her who it was.(REUTERS FILE)

In Impeachment hearing, Indian-American official named as source for providing Ukraine info directly to Donald Trump

By Indo Asian News Service | New York
UPDATED ON NOV 22, 2019 11:34 AM IST
House of Representatives Intelligence Committee Chair Adam Schiff on Thursday named Kashyap Patel as a source providing information on Ukraine matters directly to Trump, bypassing the National Security Council (NSC) staffers in-charge of the country’s matters.
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