President Joe Biden released a statement after the Senate failed to convict former president Donald Trump for inciting the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol.
Former President Donald Trump is welcoming his second impeachment acquittal and says his movement “has only just begun.”
The Senate voted 57-43 in a rare Saturday session to acquit former president Donald Trump for his alleged role in the deadly siege on the U.S. Capitol, falling short of the 67 votes needed for a conviction.
During a brief debate prior to the vote over whether the Senate would call witnesses, the Senate chamber was scolded after laughing during remarks from Trump impeachment lawyer Michael van der Veen.
Word of McConnell’s decision came Saturday before what is expected to be a final day in the historic trial on the charge that Trump incited an insurrection in the deadly Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol.
The impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump is speeding toward a conclusion and near-certain acquittal, perhaps as soon as Saturday.
Prosecutors wrapped up an emotional two days of opening arguments in the impeachment trial, with Trump’s defense to take the floor on Friday.
For the first time, senators saw detailed security video of the break-in and heard grim emergency calls from Capitol police pleading for back-up as they were overwhelmed.
President Donald Trump fired two key witnesses during his impeachment trial - ambassador to the European Union, Gordon Sondland, and National Security Council aide, Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman.
President Donald Trump held a “victory” speech in the White House Tuesday, one day after the Senate acquitted him in his impeachment trial.
The president plans to make his impeachment statement at 12 p.m. ET / 9 a.m. PT at The White House.
“They have done everything possible to destroy us and by so doing very badly hurt our nation,” said Trump, who triumphantly held up copies of two newspapers with huge "ACQUITTED!" headlines as he took the stage.
A majority of senators expressed unease with Trump's pressure campaign on Ukraine that resulted in the two articles of impeachment. But the final tallies — 52-48 favoring acquittal of abuse of power, 53-47 of obstruction of Congress' investigation — fell short.
Utah Sen. Mitt Romney will vote to convict President Donald Trump.
The four hours of arguments provide one final chance to influence public opinion and set the record ahead of an expected Senate acquittal.
Democrats hopes hearing from witnesses in Trump’s impeachment trial faded after a late decision from Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee.
President Donald Trump's impeachment trial has launched into a final day of questions and answers before a crucial vote on calling witnesses.
Senators' written inquiries at President Donald Trump's impeachment trial led to pointed, back-and-forth debate Wednesday as Trump's legal team and House Democrats acting as prosecutors pressed their respective cases.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has told senators privately he does not yet have the votes to block new witnesses in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial.
Trump’s legal team made their final opening arguments Tuesday in the impeachment trial.