The Senate overwhelmingly acquitted President Trump on both articles of impeachment against him Wednesday afternoon following a brief trial, in a historic rejection of Democrats' claims that the president's Ukraine dealings and handling of congressional subpoenas merited his immediate removal from office.
Maine Republican Sen. Susan Collins, a key swing vote in President Trump's impeachment trial, announced she would vote to acquit on both articles of impeachment -- noting that Democrats' "abuse of power" charge "did not even attempt" to allege that Trump had committed a crime, and instead constituted a "difficult-to-define, non-criminal act."
Democratic West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin, speaking on the Senate floor about the impeachment efforts Monday, urged his colleagues to formally censure President Trump -- saying that while the president's dealings with both Ukraine and Congress were "simply wrong," he is "struggling" over whether to vote to convict and remove him from office and potentially "tear the country apart."
In an exclusive interview with Fox News' Sean Hannity during the Super Bowl LIV pregame show, President Trump said the State of the Union would go ahead as scheduled on Tuesday -- just a day before the Senate is set to acquit him after a months-long impeachment process.
The Senate impeachment trial question-and-answer phase wrapped up Thursday night, setting up a pivotal vote Friday on whether or not to subpoena additional witnesses and documents, or to hold a final vote on whether to impeach or acquit President Trump -- and all indications are that the final roll call on the witness question will come down to the wire.
Chief Justice Roberts is attempting to block Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul from posing a question during the Senate impeachment trial which names the whistleblower at the center of the episode, Fox News is told -- and Paul may try to force the issue during the question-and-answer session Thursday.
Former National Security Advisor John Bolton has a distinct "lack of credibility" and is prone to "conspiracy theories." Those assertions weren't made this week by Republican lawmakers seeking to prevent the lawmaker from testifying in President Trump's Senate impeachment trial. Instead, they were made in recent years by Democratic impeachment manager Rep. Adam Schiff -- who is now saying Bolton must urgently testify in the trial as an important and believable witness.
With several Democrats openly floating the possibility they might vote to acquit President Trump, congressional Republicans are planning an aggressive "Plan B" strategy in the event some Republicans break off and demand additional witnesses in the president's impeachment trial, Fox News has learned.
Lev Parnas, the indicted associate of President Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, has been granted permission to attend the Senate impeachment trial on Wednesday -- but there are just a few small problems, Fox News has learned.
President Trump was headlining a jam-packed rally in Wildwood, New Jersey, on Tuesday night, hours after his attorneys wrapped up their opening arguments in his Senate impeachment trial -- and minutes after sources told Fox News that Republicans don't have the votes yet to block additional witnesses who could extend the proceedings.