When he was not able to persuade the courts or elected officials, he launched a pressure campaign against his own Vice President, urging him to take actions that he had no authority to do. On the day of the riots, President Trump’s words incited violence, which led to the injury and deaths of Americans – including a Capitol Police officer – the desecration of the Capitol, and briefly interfered with the government’s ability to ensure a peaceful transfer of power. … [Read more...] about Lisa Murkowski: House Acted ‘Appropriately Impeaching Donald Trump
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This issue has been debated since the first impeachment in 1797, when Sen. William Blount of Tennessee faced allegations of conspiring to help Great Britain seize what is now Louisiana. Blount was expelled from the Senate before being impeached, so he insisted he was not subject to trial and refused to appear. The Senate apparently agreed and dismissed the case — just ten years after the Constitution’s ratification, with most of the Framers still alive and some serving in Congress. (Indeed, Blount was one of its signers.) … [Read more...] about Should Donald Trump skip his Senate impeachment trial?
Local Members Of Congress Recount ‘Disturbing’ Scene Child Psychologists Encourage Open Conversations With Children Photo Gallery: Pro-Trump Mob Storms U.S. Capitol Building CBS News Coverage The House voted Tuesday night on a measure urging Vice President Mike Pence to use the 25th Amendment to remove the president from office, but the vice president promptly rejected the call. … [Read more...] about Republican New York Rep. John Katko Says He Will Back Impeachment Of President Trump
Maher later added that while he thinks Trump has been inciting violence for a long time and was doing so by refusing to concede the election, “that’s kind of a removed version of inciting violence,” and that the statement from Trump that Twitter used to justify kicking Trump off was “pretty vague.” … [Read more...] about Maher on Trump Twitter Ban: I Don’t Like Banning Speech — Turns into the ‘One True Opinion in the Liberal Bubble’
“I think our identity for the past several years now has been built around an individual. We’ve got to get back to where it's built around a set of ideas and principles and policies,” Sen. John ThuneJohn Randolph ThuneFor platform regulation Congress should use a European cheat sheet Streamlining the process of prior authorization for medical and surgical procedures McConnell about to school Trump on political power for the last time MORE (R-S.D.) told reporters after Wednesday’s attack. … [Read more...] about Impeachment trial tests Trump’s grip on Senate GOP