The Trump Impeachment

President Donald Trump, a Republican was impeached on December 18, 2019, by the House of Representatives on articles charging abuse of his office by soliciting a foreign government to announce an anti-corruption investigation into Joe Biden and his son, a political candidate challenging Trump, and obstruction of Congress in its attempts to investigate the matter. Article 1, abuse of power, was passed 230–197 (229 Democrats and 1 Independent voting “yes”; 195 Republicans and 2 Democrats voting “no”; and 1 Democrat voting present). Article 2, obstruction of Congress, was passed 229–198 (228 Democrats and one Independent voting “yes"; 195 Republicans and 3 Democrats voting “no”; and 1 Democrat voting present).

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Jan 20, 2020, Monday Peter Baker, Maggie Haberman, NicholasI Fandos Jan 20, 2020, Monday
McConnell Pushes to Speed Impeachment Trial as Trump Requests Swift Acquittal - The New York Times
On Monday, the president’s lawyers asserted he did nothing wrong and urged the Senate to “swiftly reject” the charges against him. Richard Primus Jan 20, 2020, Monday
John Roberts Finally Gets His Day as Umpire - POLITICO
In a high-level drama with very few surprises, the newest character could also be the most consequential—and also the hardest to predict. Jan 20, 2020, Monday
How Trump fused his business empire to the presidency - POLITICO
As Trump kicks off his fourth year as president with an impeachment trial tied to his actions involving Ukraine, critics say the president has yet to face accountability for blatant conflicts of interest tied to his private businesses. Jan 20, 2020, Monday
The Senate impeachment trial simplified: What you need to know explained - ABC News
All eyes will be on the United States Senate on Tuesday as it resumes just the third impeachment trial in the nation’s history. Here's what will happen in layman's terms. Martin London Jan 20, 2020, Monday
John Roberts Has the Power to Allow Impeachment Witnesses | Time
If John Roberts deems it relevant to call witnesses during the impeachment trial, he, as presiding officer, has the power and the duty to do so, whatever Mitch McConnell thinks. Alex Henderson Jan 20, 2020, Monday
Legal experts compare Trump lawyers’ impeachment brief to the ‘scream of a wounded animal’ –
Two legal briefs were submitted over the weekend in connection with President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial: one from Democratic House impeachment managers, the other from the president’s legal team. Legal experts Benjamin Wittes and Quinta Jurecic, in an article for The Atlantic, assert that the
Jan 21, 2020, Tuesday Colby Itkowitz Jan 21, 2020, Tuesday
Read transcripts, legal briefs and letters related to President Trump’s impeachment - Washington Post
Key documents are central to the impeachment inquiry of President Trump, beginning with a whistleblower complaint. A rough transcript of Trump’s call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on July 25, the testimony of key witnesses in House hearings and text messages also shed light on the president’s actions. In a letter to congressional investigators, the White House said it would not cooperate with the House’s impeachment inquiry. Inae Oh Jan 21, 2020, Tuesday
It’s Day One of the Senate Impeachment Trial and Trump’s Defense Team Is Already Lying – Mother Jones
That was fast. Brendan Fischer Jan 21, 2020, Tuesday
How Citizens United led directly to Trump’s impeachment.
As President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial gets underway, a former Trump ally, Lev Parnas, has been throwing a wrench into the proceedings. Charles Bethea Jan 21, 2020, Tuesday
What C-Span Can’t Show Us at the Impeachment Trial | The New Yorker
Charles Bethea writes on the recording and broadcast of the Senate impeachment trial of Donald Trump, and on efforts by C-SPAN to have its own cameras in the chamber.
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Related Books/Artworks

Impeachment: A Citizen’s Guide
9780143135173 Cass R. Sunstein 2020-01-21
Impeachment: An American History
9781984853783 Jon Meacham, Timothy Naftali, Peter Baker, Jeffrey A. Engel 2018-10-16

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Timeline: Trump impeachment inquiry - Washington Post
Everything we know about what Trump did, how Ukraine got involved in this, Rudy Giuliani’s role, evidence of a quid pro quo, a...


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