President Trump’s defense team began its second day of arguments with a high-minded lecture from Ken Starr about the dangers of partisan impeachments, before launching scathing broadsides at one of the president’s top rivals for the presidency, Democrat Joe Biden.
Donald Trump’s defense team mounted a vigorous defense of Rudy Giuliani during Monday’s impeachment trial, simultaneously downplaying the former New York mayor’s role in soliciting an investigation of the president’s Democratic political rival while lauding him as a “national hero.”
Lawyers for Donald Trump on Monday sought to lessen the impact of allegations made by former national security adviser John Bolton that the president linked U.S. military aid to Ukraine with an announcement of an investigation into former Vice President Joe Biden and his son Hunter.
Reports that John Bolton had written a firsthand account of President Trump’s direct involvement in withholding aid to Ukraine has left some Republicans confused and angry over the legal strategy by the president’s defense team.
Mitt Romney said he thinks new revelations from former Trump national security adviser John Bolton will increase the number of Republican senators who will vote in favor of calling at least Bolton to testify in the Senate impeachment trial.
Attorneys for President Trump opened their defense in his Senate impeachment trial Saturday morning by charging that the case presented by House Democrats was full of “bluster and innuendo,” and that “devastating evidence” would lead to the inevitable conclusion that the two articles of impeachment now being considered have no merit.
Experts working for the United Nations have accused Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of hacking a phone belonging to Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. What happens next?
A member of President Trump’s defense team says that former Vice President Joe Biden and son Hunter Biden have “relevant evidence” and could be summoned to testify if the Senate votes next week to permit witnesses in the impeachment trial.
Rep. Adam Schiff, the lead House prosecutor, called on Chief Justice John Roberts to expedite rulings on any disputes between Congress and President Trump over witness testimony and documents, if the Senate votes to allow them.
There is a confounding question at the heart of the impeachment inquiry: If one side believes in fixed truth, and the other treats truth as a fluid concept, how can the two parties even begin to seriously debate the articles of impeachment?
Since being elected president, Donald Trump has tweeted about “ratings” exactly 100 times, according to the Trump Twitter Archive.
President Trump said he was open to look at cutting entitlements, giving Democrats another issue to run on in 2020.
Mike Bloomberg probably isn’t going to win the Democratic nomination for president. But he might beat Donald Trump anyway. The reason? Well, there are a couple billion of them — namely, the $2 billion Bloomberg plans to spend on Democrats' behalf.
If there was ever any doubt whether religious conservatives will stick with President Trump — and there really wasn’t — it went away this week when the president announced he would be the first president to attend the annual March for Life in Washington.
Rep. Jerry Nadler employed a video clip of Sen. Lindsey Graham during Thursday’s testimony of Donald Trump’s impeachment trial to make the case that a president need not have committed a crime in order to be removed from office.
Few believe there's a real chance impeachment will lead to President Trump being removed from office. But the process could put the Republican Senate majority at risk in the next election
After keeping the august members of the U.S. Senate in their seats for roughly 18 of the previous 30 hours, Adam Schiff told the group of not-so-young lawmakers that he and a fellow impeachment manager had just over two hours more to go Wednesday night.
In a new poll, 63 percent of registered voters agree that the Senate should call new witnesses to testify during President Trump’s impeachment trial.
The key witness against President Trump’s former confidant and political mentor Roger Stone has written a highly unusual letter to a federal judge asking her not to sentence Stone to prison.
Rep. Adam Schiff, the lead impeachment manager in the president's trial, told the Senate that if Trump’s "conduct is not impeachable, then nothing is.”
Newly released Office of Management and Budget documents from last summer show Trump appointees' intense interest in withholding aid to Ukraine.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren sent letters Wednesday to the largest U.S. banks, asking them to share their plans for dealing with risks posed by climate change.
President Trump’s lawyers were caught off-guard as the lead House impeachment manager, Rep. Adam Schiff, launched into a passionate and comprehensive set of arguments about why the House impeached Trump.
Rep. Adam Schiff joined Sen. Chuck Schumer in slamming the rules unveiled by Republicans for the Senate impeachment trial, calling them “the process for a rigged trial.”
“The problem is that the bail system makes poverty a barrier to release.”
“Thousands of hardened criminals and dangerous suspects are walking free or will be soon.”
“Many people accused of crimes are innocent, and their odds of winning their case are substantially greater if they’re free before trial.”
“Without some security — cash deposits, bail, or jail — many defendants will never show up for their day in court.”
“People held in jail while awaiting trial start to lose ground even after just a few days of incarceration.”