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President Trump’s fate to be decided Feb. 5

Talia Lissauer

February 1, 2020

The Senate voted Jan. 31 to not allow witnesses or any new evidence to be considered in the trial. The motion was denied 51-49 paving the way for the seedy trial President Donald Trump and Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell wanted.  After the vote both the minority and majority leaders of the Sen...

Impeachment trial begins in the Senate

Talia Lissauer

January 21, 2020

One day before the trial of President Donald Trump was set to begin in the Senate, his legal team sent out their formal response, an extension of the form released Jan 18. The form stated the charges decided on by the House of Representatives are not impeachable offenses or even a crime at all, and are cal...

House delivers articles of impeachment

Talia Lissauer

January 15, 2020

Twenty-eight days after the House of Representatives voted to impeach President Donald Trump, the House hand-delivered the articles of impeachment to the Senate. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi also announced the House managers for the Senate trial who will lead the case against President Trump. ...

Impeachment reverberates locally

A majority of the impeachment inquiry is taking place at Capitol Hill in Washington D.C.

Noah Orloff, Mushtaq Barqab

December 25, 2019

After the full House voted to officially impeach President Donald Trump, the recent political discourse has called into question the effect of national politics on Park. According to social studies teacher Jill Merkle, impeachment has generated varying degrees of interest among students. “In gen...

President Donald Trump impeached

Talia Lissauer

December 18, 2019

85 days after the Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi announced an official impeachment inquiry, the full House has voted to impeach President Donald Trump for both articles of impeachment. The House passed Article 1 230–197 for abuse of power. Article 2 passed 229–198 for obstruc...

Articles of impeachment approved by House Judiciary Committee

Talia Lissauer

December 13, 2019

The House Judiciary Committee voted Dec. 13 to send both articles of impeachment to the House floor. The vote was expected to happen Dec. 12 but after a day full of debate, chairman of the committee Jerry Nadler postponed the vote on the articles of impeachment by one day.  President Donald Trum...

House introduces two articles of impeachment

A majority of the impeachment inquiry is taking place at Capitol Hill in Washington D.C.

Talia Lissauer

December 11, 2019

In a speech announcing she has instructed the House of Representatives to begin drafting articles of impeachment, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi said the investigation into the President Donald Trump's call with Ukraine has exposed impeachable offences, according to the New York Times. “The p...

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