impeachment trial

Sen. Richard Shelby Releases Statement after Voting to Acquit Trump

U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Alabama) was one of 43 senators who voted to acquit former President Trump of inciting the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.  The vote this afternoon was 57 guilty to 43 not guilty. There needed to be 67 senators to vote “guilty” in order for Trump to have been convicted. Following the vote, Shelby released…

Trump Rejects Dems’ Request to Testify at Impeachment Trial

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats asked Donald Trump to testify under oath for his Senate impeachment trial, challenging him to respond to their charge that he incited a violent mob to storm the Capitol. A Trump adviser said the former president won’t testify. Although Democrats might not have the power to force Trump’s testimony, the request from House impeachment managers…

House Sending Trump Impeachment to Senate, GOP Opposes Trial

Trump is the first former president to face an impeachment trial, and it will test his grip on the Republican Party as well as the legacy of his tenure, which came to a close as a mob of loyal supporters heeded his rally cry by storming the Capitol and trying to overturn Joe Biden’s election. The proceedings will also force…

Sen. Doug Jones Says He’ll Vote to Remove President Trump from Office

U.S. Sen. Doug Jones (D-Alabama) announced this morning that he will vote to convict President Trump on both articles of impeachment. He released the following statement regarding his decision: “On the day I was sworn in as a United States Senator, I took an oath to protect and defend the Constitution. At the beginning of the impeachment trial, I took…