Trump’s impeachment process may continue after he leaves office. Here’s why it matters – National

U.S. President Donald Trump is on the verge of being impeached for a second time, but the process to remove him from office could take place after he leaves the White House. Democrats in the House of Representatives are charging Trump with “incitement of insurrection” for his role in the deadly riot at the […]

Trump’s influence will drop ‘dramatically’ after Biden’s inauguration, Bolton says – National

U.S. President Donald Trump’s influence will drop “dramatically” once Joe Biden is sworn in on Jan. 20, his former adviser says. “At noon on the 20th of January, the world changes in immeasurable ways…But one of the ways that it will change is Donald Trump’s influence will drop dramatically,” Former White House national security […]

‘No question’ that Trump’s words sparked violence at U.S. Capitol: experts – National

After months of making false claims that the election was stolen from him, U.S. President Donald Trump told his supporters Wednesday at the ‘Save America’ rally in Washington, “Our country has had enough, and we will not take it anymore,” and then urged the crowd to “fight like hell.” The crowd cheered and yelled, […]

Melania Trump’s chief of staff resigns after violent protest at U.S. Capitol – National

First Lady of the United States Melania Trump‘s chief of staff, Stephanie Grisham, has resigned from her post. Grisham confirmed the news in a post on Twitter, saying it has “been an honor to serve the country in the @WhiteHouse.” Read more: U.S. lawmakers resume election count after Capitol stormed by Trump supporters “I […]

U.S. trade group calls for Trump’s removal under 25th Amendment after Capitol siege – National

A top U.S. manufacturing group is leading growing calls for Vice-President Mike Pence to “seriously consider” invoking the 25th Amendment to remove President Donald Trump from office after Trump supporters violently stormed the U.S. Capitol Wednesday. National Association of Manufacturers president and CEO Jay Timmons said Pence and the rest of Trump’s cabinet should […]

A look inside Elections Canada after Trump’s tweet on voting machines – National

Elections Canada watched as social media posts from Canadians began wondering if the last federal election had been rigged by dubious voting machines. The tweets were linked to the U.S. election and unverified claims from President Donald Trump and his allies that automatic vote tabulators were to blame for his loss to Joe Biden. […]

In a first, Republican-led Senate overrides Trump’s veto of major defence bill – National

President Donald Trump‘s fellow Republicans in the U.S. Senate on Friday overrode his veto for the first time in his nearly four years in office, pushing through a bill on defence spending against his strong objections 20 days before he leaves office. Meeting in a rare New Year’s Day session, the Senate voted 81-13 to achieve the […]

Trump’s $2,000 coronavirus relief cheques stall as Republicans block vote in Senate – National

The roadblock mounted by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell may not be sustainable as pressure mounts. Trump wants the Republican-led chamber to follow the House and increase the checks from $600 for millions of Americans. A growing number of Republicans, including two senators in runoff elections on Jan. 5 in Georgia, have said they will support the […]