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GOP Senators signal acquitting Trump in impeachment trial


Washington: On Tuesday and Wednesday, the House impeachment managers presented US Senators with videos of their colleagues fleeing a pro-Trump mob, which breached the US Capitol shouting "stop the steal." They showed the rioters searching for then-Vice President Mike Pence and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, and rummaging through the senators' desks on the chamber floor. But even after witnessing the deadly violence...

Trump’s lawyers deny he incited Capitol mob, call trial unconstitutional


Washington: Lawyers for Donald Trump on Tuesday denied that the former president incited a mob of supporters to storm the Capitol or that he tried to stop Congress from confirming President Joe Biden’s Electoral College victory. The arguments came one week before Trump’s unprecedented second impeachment trial is set to begin in the Senate. Trump was impeached in the...

Won’t be part of Trump’s defense at Senate trial: Guiliani


Washington: Rudy Giuliani, Donald Trump's personal lawyer, has said that he will not be a part of the outgoing US President defense team during the impeachment trial at the Senate, which stemmed as a result of the January 6 Capitol riots. In a statement to The Hill news website on Monday, Giuliani, also a former New...

Trump trial crashes Biden’s first 100 days

Post Date: January 15, 2021

Washington DC: President Trump’s impeachment trial in the Senate is set to collide directly with President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration. And there may be little anyone can do about it. Only consent from the entire Senate will allow the chamber to create two tracks: One to confirm Biden’s Cabinet and pass his legislative agenda, and another for Trump’s...