Now that President Donald Trump has been impeached by the House of Representatives a second time, keeping him from holding office again could be Congress’ next step. Every House Democrat and 10 Republicans voted Wednesday to impeach Trump for his role in inciting last week’s riot at the U.S. Capitol.
The House has just voted to impeach President Trump for the second time – making him the only US president to ever be impeached twice. The resolution passed 232 to 197.
The House on Wednesday impeached President Trump for inciting a violent insurrection against the United States government, as 10 members of the president’s party joined Democrats to charge him with high crimes and misdemeanors for an unprecedented second time.
The overall impeachment process laid out in the Constitution is relatively simple: President commits "high Crime or Misdemeanor," House votes to impeach, Senate conducts a trial.
The silent group isThe majority of Republican lawmakers have been silent about what, if anything, to do to President Trump after he helped incite a deadly invasion of the U.S. Capitol while lawmakers were confirming his election defeat. They’re not defending him as they usually do, but they’re not jumping to get him out of office, either.
Multiple House Republicans announced Tuesday evening they would support the impeachment of President Donald Trump for his role inciting last week's riot as congressional Republicans made their clearest break with Trump to date after he showed no remorse for the US Capitol mob.
Cheney, the third-highest-ranking Republican in the House, said there has never "been a greater betrayal by a President of the United States."
The House plans to hold an impeachment vote Wednesday, as Trump rejected any blame for the deadly riot at the Capitol.
The House was poised to formally call on Vice President Mike Pence to move to wrest power from the president, as Republican support built for impeaching him of inciting violence against the nation.
The first impeachment was a moral necessity. The second would be an act of pragmatism.
The dual runoff elections will decide which party controls the Senate.
FiveThirtyEight has issued its final presidential forecast. There hasn’t been a lot of change over the past 24 or 48 hours, as most of the late polling either came in close to our previous polling averages, or came from — frankly — fairly random pollsters that don’t get a lot of weight in our forecast.
Nearly 100 million Americans had already cast their ballots when voting got underway Tuesday.
After a campaign marked by rancor and fear, Americans on Tuesday decide between President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden, selecting a leader to steer a nation battered by a surging pandemic that has killed more than 231,000 people, cost millions their jobs and reshaped daily life.
Biden is the favorite. But Trump’s path to victory has not been entirely ruled out.
In many states, the president must amp up the rural turnout to offset Democratic big-city margins.
The race for 270 electoral votes starts tonight. Fast-counting swing states in the Southeast will begin to report their results early. Battlegrounds in the upper Midwest and industrial Great Lakes, as well as states out West, will come online later. And counting votes could take some states several more days.
It's up to the voters now. An anxious and divided nation, gripped in the most serious health and economic crises of modern times, finishes voting Tuesday in what both sides describe as the most crucial presidential election in their lifetimes.
Millions of Americans have already voted, but each state has different rules on when it’s allowed to actually start counting those ballots. That is going to produce results coming in at very different times — perhaps days or even weeks after Election Day.
With President Trump hospitalized at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center as he battles COVID-19, Wednesday’s debate between Vice President Mike Pence and Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris is surging in importance.