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President Donald Trump smiles during a meeting with Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno in the Oval Office of the White House, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Impeachment trial ends with acquittal for Trump

Cailey Gleeson, Nation & World Editor February 13, 2020

After months of inquiry into President Donald Trump’s suspect activities in Ukraine, the trial came to a close last week as the Senate  voted to acquit Trump. The week began with House impeachment...

In this image from video, Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, back row second from left, stands and cast a 'guilty' vote on the first article of impeachment, abuse of power, during the impeachment trial against President Donald Trump in the Senate at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020.

Not Guilty: Split Senate acquits Trump of impeachment

Lisa Mascaro and Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press February 5, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump won impeachment acquittal Wednesday in the U.S. Senate, bringing to a close only the third presidential trial in American history with votes that split the...

In this May 1, 2019 file photo, National security adviser John Bolton talks to reporters outside the White House in Washington.

Impeachment trial week in review Jan. 27 – Feb. 2

Cailey Gleeson, Nation & World Editor February 3, 2020

MONDAY, Jan. 27 – Trump’s defense team continued their opening statements, with Alan Dershowitz taking the stand. Dershowitz argued that the charges against the president are too vague and went on...

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., arrives as defense arguments by the Republicans resume in the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress, at the Capitol in Washington, Monday, Jan. 27, 2020.

OPINION: Why Democrats win even if they lose

Kyle Asta, Contributing Writer January 27, 2020

There will be many things that could decide the 2020 elections and whether President Donald Trump gets reelected or not. The economy could fall into a hole, war with Iran could heat up, or perhaps most...

Night falls on the Capitol, in Washington during the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. For all the gravity of a presidential impeachment trial, Americans don’t seem to be giving it much weight. Web traffic and TV ratings tell a similar story, with public interest seeming to flag after the House voted last month to impeach a president for only the third time in U.S. history.

OPINION: Impeachment is justified, but a giant mistake

Shane René, Editor-in-Chief January 26, 2020

Shortly after House Democrats launched their impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, conservative political commentator and baseball superfan George F. Will described watching House Speaker Nancy...

House Democratic impeachment managers, from left, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., Rep. Sylvia Garcia, D-Texas, Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y., House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., and Rep. Val Demings, D-Fla., speak at the Capitol in Washington, to discuss the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020.

Impeachment week in review

Cailey Gleeson, Nation & World Editor January 26, 2020

The impeachment trial against President Donald Trump officially kicked off in the Senate this week, with Republicans and Democrats clashing almost every step of the way. MONDAY, Jan. 20 – Trump’s...

President Donald Trump walks up the steps of Air Force One at Palm Beach International Airport in West Palm Beach, Fla., Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020. Trump is heading to Austin, Texas to speak at the American Farm Bureau Federation's convention before returning to Washington later in the evening.

Impeachment inquiry week in review Jan. 13 – Jan. 19

Cailey Gleeson, Nation & World Editor January 19, 2020

TUESDAY, Jan. 14 - The House released documents that show Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani requested a private meeting with Ukrainian President Volodymir Zelenskiy with “Trump’s knowledge...

Impeachment inquiry week in review

Impeachment inquiry week in review

Cailey Gleeson, Nation & World Editor January 12, 2020

The impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump is set to move to trial in the Senate within the coming weeks following the House’s landmark Dec. 18 decision to adopt two articles of impeachment...

President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Battle Creek, Mich., Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019.

Trump impeached on charges of abuse of power, obstruction

Associated Press December 19, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump was impeached by the U.S. House of Representatives, becoming only the third American chief executive to be formally charged under the Constitution’s ultimate...

Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, left, and Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, arrive for the vote on two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, Friday, Dec. 13, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington.

Impeachment charges head to House; Trump cries anew: ‘Hoax’

Associated Press December 13, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats propelled President Donald Trump’s impeachment toward a historic vote by the full U.S. House as the Judiciary Committee on Friday approved charges of abuse of power and...

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., meets with reporters during her weekly news conference at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019.

Democrats say Trump impeachment charges must come swiftly

Associated Press December 5, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats moved aggressively to draw up formal articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump on Thursday, with Speaker Nancy Pelosi saying he “leaves us no choice”...

Former Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch testifies before Congress Friday, Nov. 15, 2019.

Impeachment Inquiry Week in Review Nov. 11 thru Nov. 17

Brian Pearlman, Nation & World Editor November 18, 2019

The impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump continued this week, with plenty of rancor and partisan rhetoric. Democrats say there is evidence that Trump held up military aid to Ukraine over a sought-after...

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