Donald Trump can be heard in a taped 2018 conversation saying he wanted to get rid of the US ambassador to Ukraine, whose removal a year later has become an issue in the president’s ongoing impeachment trial.
Donald Trump was swept up by a “completely bogus” Ukraine theory pushed by attorney Rudy Giuliani that led to his abuse of power and impeachment, Democratic House prosecutors said on Thursday.
Democrats declared that “no president” has ever abused power the way Donald Trump did in his Ukraine dealings, as they opened their second day of arguments Thursday in the historic impeachment trial in the US Senate.
President Donald Trump’s defence against impeachment relies in part on arguments made in the precedent-setting trial of President Andrew Johnson more than 150 years ago: that impeachment requires a crime.
House Democrats have opened arguments in Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, appealing to Republican senators to vote to remove the US president from office to “protect our democracy”.
The US Senate has plunged into Donald Trump’s impeachment trial with Republicans abruptly abandoning plans to cram opening arguments into two days but rejecting Democratic demands for more witnesses to expose the president’s “trifecta” of offences.
Donald Trump’s impeachment trial has begun with Republicans abandoning plans to cram opening arguments into two late-night sessions and Democrats wanting more witnesses to expose the president’s alleged treble of offences.
President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial quickly burst into a partisan fight as proceedings began unfolding at the Capitol.
The usually dignified US senate could see rising tensions along party lines as Donald Trump’s impeachment begins.
White House lawyers have argued for a swift rejection of “flimsy” charges against Donald Trump on the eve of the historic impeachment trial against the US president.
President Donald Trump’s legal team asserted that he did “absolutely nothing wrong”, calling the impeachment case against him flimsy and a “dangerous perversion of the constitution”.
Advocates for and against US President Donald Trump gave no ground on Sunday over his impeachment trial, digging in on whether a crime is required for his conviction and removal, and whether witnesses will be called.
US President Donald Trump’s legal team will reportedly include Ken Starr, the former independent counsel who led the Whitewater investigation into president Bill Clinton.
Chief Justice John Roberts has been sworn in to preside over President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, immediately administering the oath to the full Senate to ensure “impartial justice” as jurors, for only the third such proceeding in American history.
A close associate of Donald Trump’s personal lawyer has claimed the US president “knew exactly what was going on” regarding the situation in Ukraine.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has used multiple pens to sign her name on the impeachment articles against President Donald Trump.
The US House of Representatives voted Wednesday to send two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to the Senate, and approve House prosecutors, for only the third impeachment trial in American history.
US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has said that senators will “pay a price” if they block new witnesses in Donald Trump’s impeachment trial.
Speaker Nancy Pelosi has said the US House of Representatives will take steps next week to send articles of impeachment to the Senate for President Donald Trump’s trial.
House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi has put herself in an untenable position by stalling articles of impeachment against US President Donald Trump, the White House is claiming.