Democrats Pressure Resistant Republicans to Join Push to Oust Trump

Read More Democrats planned to plow ahead on Thursday at U.S. President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial with their arguments for removing him from office, but Republicans showed no signs of softening their resistance to the Democratic case. U.S. Representative Adam Schiff and other Democratic impeachment managers are pressing their argument that Trump should be convicted […]

In New York Trial, Prosecutors to Begin Making Rape Case Against Harvey Weinstein

Read More U.S. prosecutors will begin presenting their rape case against Harvey Weinstein on Wednesday, with the once-powerful Hollywood producer facing life in prison if convicted, in a trial that has become a watershed moment for the #MeToo movement. Lawyers will make their opening statements to a jury of seven men and five women in […]

In New York Trial, Prosecutors to Begin Making Rape Case Against Harvey Weinstein

Read More U.S. prosecutors will begin presenting their rape case against Harvey Weinstein on Wednesday, with the once-powerful Hollywood producer facing life in prison if convicted, in a trial that has become a watershed moment for the #MeToo movement. Lawyers will make their opening statements to a jury of seven men and five women in […]

Trump’s Impeachment Trial Underway in Senate as Battle Lines Form

Read More U.S. President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial began in earnest in the Senate on Tuesday in a rare use of the constitutional mechanism for ousting a president that has further polarized voters ahead of a November election. Democrats have called on the Republican-controlled Senate to remove Trump from office for pressuring Ukraine to investigate […]

Schiff Says the House Should Decide How Long Impeachment Managers Get to Make Their Case

Read More After Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) unveiled his proposed rules governing the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, Democrats decried the resolution as one that would hide information from the American public. Speaking to reporters on Tuesday, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) — one of the impeachment managers — said the House should decide how long lawmakers have […]

Trump Lawyers Call for Immediate Acquittal in Legal, Political Defense

Read More U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday rejected the Democratic-led House of Representatives’ impeachment charges and called for their immediate dismissal by the Republican-led Senate in a memo offering a legal and political case against his removal. The 116-page Trial Memorandum sought to undercut charges that the Republican president abused his power and obstructed […]