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PCP: Impeachment of President Trump impacts national, local politics

PCP: Impeachment of President Trump impacts national, local politics

January 9, 2020

The House of Representatives impeached President Trump for abuse of power and obstruction of justice Dec. 18, the trial may go to the Senate, according to NBC News.

Impeachment reverberates locally

Impeachment reverberates locally

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...

Update: President Donald Trump impeached

Update: President Donald Trump impeached

Talia Lissauer

December 19, 2019

Eighty-five 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 two articles of impeachment. The House passed Article 1 230–197 for abuse of power. Article 2 passed 229–198 for obstruction of Congress....

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...

House introduces two articles of impeachment

House introduces two articles of impeachment

Talia Lissauer

December 10, 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...

Brief overview of impeachment process

Brief overview of impeachment process

Talia Lissauer and Sophie Livingston

December 4, 2019

The recent impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump has left many students curious about how the impeachment process works. The official impeachment process is not laid out in the Constitution, leaving the House to decide the official rules for each inquiry. Unlike previous impeachment inquiries,...

Trump rally and protest prompt waves of mixed emotions

Trump rally and protest prompt waves of mixed emotions

Marta Hill

November 6, 2019

The hate I felt directed toward me while trying to enter theTrump rally for Echo coverage is incomparable. The hate directed at me was based on nothing more than the fact that I was standing in a line with Trump supporters. I wish that level of hate on no one. The Trump rally Oct. 12 drew massive...

Staff Editorial: Local Trump rally sparks division

Staff Editorial: Local Trump rally sparks division

October 17, 2019

The night of the Trump rally Oct. 10, gloomy skies and flurries of rain complemented the unfolding chaos below as the president spewed hate before a large audience of his supporters inside the Target Center, sheltered from thousands more protesting outside. Although Trump stuck to the basics for much of the rally — focusing on the booming economy, corrupt media and the ongoing impeach...

Trump rally sparks protest

Trump rally sparks protest

Ben Sanford and Tobias Khabie

October 12, 2019

A number of Park students joined masses of protesters outside of Target Center, where President Donald Trump was holding a rally. Senior Yoni Potter hoped to share his objections against Trump by attending the anti-Trump protest outside the venue. “I wanted to spread the message that I don’t...

Trump hopes to turn Minnesota red

Trump hopes to turn Minnesota red

Talia Lissauer

October 11, 2019

Speaking to over 25,000 Minnesotans at a rally on Oct. 10 at Target Center in Minneapolis, President Donald Trump began his speech by telling the crowd that in 2020 he will turn Minnesota red. “For the next 13 months we are going to fight with all of our heart and soul and we are going to win the gr...

Staff Editorial: E-cigarette flavors ban serves as necessary step

Staff Editorial: E-cigarette flavors ban serves as necessary step

September 21, 2019

Trump’s proposed ban on flavored e-cigarettes will bring much needed change to combat the vaping epidemic. Without access to appealing types of pods such as mango and mint, many middle and high schoolers will be prevented from ever getting addicted. According to the Center for Disease Control a...

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