The Senate voted Tuesday 56-44 to proceed with the trial against Trump on the House charge that he incited the insurrection at the Capitol on Jan. 6. Six Republicans joined all 50 Democrats in voting to move forward with the trial.
Congress and the American people are preparing for the Senate impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump, which is set to begin on Tuesday. It's a historic first for the nation, as a president has never been impeached twice. Yamiche Alcindor and Lisa Desjardins join Judy Woodruff to discuss the latest.
Trump's attorneys called for either the single article of impeachment against the former president to be dismissed "with prejudice" or for the Senate to acquit him.
House Democrats presenting the case during the impeachment trial will argue that Donald Trump's role in inciting the riot on the U.S. Capitol last month "is unmistakable."
South Carolina Republicans on Saturday issued a formal censure to U.S. Rep. Tom Rice to show disapproval over his vote in support of the second impeachment of former President Donald Trump.
NPR's Tamara Keith and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report join Judy Woodruff to discuss the latest political news, including President Biden's first days in office, the prospects for bipartisanship in Congress, and former President Trump's impeachment trial.
House Democrats will carry the sole impeachment charge of "incitement of insurrection" across the Capitol late Monday evening.
A growing number of Republican senators say they oppose holding an impeachment trial, a sign of the dimming chances that former President Donald Trump will be convicted on the charge that he incited a siege of the U.S. Capitol.
With what is sure to be a historic week ahead of us, NewsHour Weekend's Jeff Greenfield joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss Donald Trump's impending second impeachment trial in the Senate, President-elect Joe Biden and Kamala Harris' swearing in under extraordinary conditions, and the number of inauguration conventions being broken in 2021: No parade, procession, crowds, or predecessor handshake will happen, but thousands of troops will be present.
President Trump on Wednesday became the first president in America history to be impeached twice. Yamiche Alcindor joins Judy Woodruff to discuss how the president reacted to his impeachment and how he may deal with a Senate trial should it take place after he leaves office.