With Trump’s impeachment trial over, Biden pushes his agenda in televised town hall

President Joe Biden expressed optimism on Tuesday that most US schools would be open by late spring and vowed to continue accelerating the country’s Covid-19 vaccination program, as he sought to elevate his agenda now the drama of Donald Trump’s impeachment trial is over. In a wide-ranging televised town hall that touched on the pandemic, […]

From impeachment to investigation: U.S. Congress shifts to probe Capitol riots – National

In the still shaken and heavily guarded U.S. Capitol, thousands of National Guard troops still wander the halls. Glass windows remain broken. Doors swing without handles. And in the grand marble hallways, which amplified the shouts of insurrectionists just over a month ago, there is an uncomfortable silence. The end of Donald Trump’s second […]

‘Political hack’: Trump lashes out at McConnell after impeachment acquittal – National

Former U.S. President Donald Trump lashed out at Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday, signaling a growing feud between the two most important voices in the Republican Party. “Mitch is a dour, sullen, and unsmiling political hack, and if Republican Senators are going to stay with him, they will not win again,” Trump said in […]

‘Only just begun’: After impeachment acquittal, Trump looks to reassert power – National

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump took in the win at Mar-a-Lago, surrounded by friends and family. His lawyers celebrated with hugs and smiles. One joked, “We’re going to Disney World!” Now acquitted in his second Senate impeachment trial, Trump is preparing for the next phase of his post-presidency life. Feeling emboldened by the trial’s […]

Biden administration seeks to turn page after Trump’s 2nd impeachment acquittal – National

The end of former U.S. president Donald Trump‘s impeachment trial opens a new chapter for his successor in the White House. But while President Joe Biden and his team are eager to move past the impeachment, the bitterly partisan tone of the proceedings underscores the deep challenges ahead as the president and his party […]

‘He’s guilty as hell’: ‘SNL’ spoofs Trump impeachment results with Tucker Carlson show – National

Saturday Night Live (SNL) took a jab at the results of former U.S. President Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial with its own spin of Tucker Carlson Tonight. Featuring Alex Moffat as the primetime Fox News’ host, the show began with a “loose collection of scaremongering non sequiturs” — which included Alexandria Ocasio-Cortex, pronouns for […]

Trump calls 2nd impeachment trial ‘greatest witch hunt’ in U.S. history after acquittal – National

Donald Trump had a message for the U.S. following his second impeachment acquittal in the Senate: “Make America Great Again has only just begun.” The former Republican president dismissed the trial as “yet another phase of the greatest witch hunt in the history of our Country” in a publicly released statement on Saturday. Read […]

McConnell says he will vote to acquit Trump as 2nd impeachment trial: sources – National

Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell will vote to acquit Donald Trump in the former president’s impeachment trial. That’s according to a source familiar with McConnell’s thinking who was not authorized to publicly discuss the decision and spoke on condition of anonymity. Word of McConnell’s decision came Saturday before what is expected to be a […]

Republican senators face big decision as Trump’s 2nd impeachment trial ends – National

Most every Senate juror has said they will listen to the evidence in Donald Trump‘s historic second impeachment trial, but most minds were likely made up before the trial began. Democrats would need a minimum of 17 Republicans to vote with them to convict Trump of incitement of insurrection, and that appears unlikely. Still, […]

Trump’s quick 2nd impeachment trial heads toward vote in U.S. Senate – National

Senators are poised to vote on whether Donald Trump will be held accountable for inciting the horrific attack at the Capitol after a speedy trial that laid bare the violence and danger to their own lives and the fragility of the nation’s tradition of a peaceful transfer of presidential power. Barely a month since […]