While recent findings that New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo sexually harassed at least 11 women have dominated talks about an ongoing impeachment inquiry against him, the embattled Democrat will also face intense scrutiny over his handling of the state’s nursing home crisis during the coronavirus pandemic.
Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, received the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation’s 2021 “Profile in Courage” award on Thursday for what the organization described as his “historic” vote to convict former President Donald Trump during his first impeachment trial last year.
A New York State Assembly probe into whether embattled Gov. Andrew Cuomo should be impeached for alleged sexual harassment and misconduct will likely take “months” to complete, according to a prominent assemblyman.
Former President Donald Trump on Friday endorsed his former aide, Max Miller, in his primary challenge for incumbent Republican Ohio Rep. Anthony Gonzalez in the state’s 16th district.
Impeachment proceedings against former President Donald Trump neared their conclusion Friday as his lawyers delivered their closing arguments in his defense.
Portman asserted that Trump “bears some responsibility” for the events of Jan. 6, when his supporters stormed the Capitol complex as lawmakers met to confirm President Biden’s election victory. However, the Ohio senator argued that impeachment, as detailed in the Constitution, is reserved for elected officials who can still be removed from office.
The Senate agreed to consider the case against Trump by a 56-44 vote following hours of arguments by the former president’s legal team and House impeachment managers.
Rep. Jamie Raskin, the House’s lead manager of impeachment proceedings against former President Donald Trump, cited the terror experienced by members of his family during the Jan. 6 Capitol riot during a tearful argument in favor of conviction on the Senate floor on Tuesday afternoon.
Few Senate Republicans have indicated a willingness to vote against Trump, making the 67-vote threshold required to convict him a dim proposition for Democratic leaders.
House Democrats presented an article of impeachment against former President Donald Trump to the Senate on Monday night, kicking off proceedings on an unprecedented second trial that could have major consequences for the Republican’s future political prospects.