US President Donald Trump is facing an impeachment inquiry initiated by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi back following a complaint by an anonymous whistleblower.
The president is accused of abusing his presidential powers by pressuring Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to investigate Joe Biden, the democratic presidential frontrunner, using $400 million in military aid to Ukraine as leverage.
Trump has denied any wrongdoing and repeatedly called the impeachment probe a "witch hunt".
As the US President attended the World Economic Forum in Davos, the impeachment trial in the Senate against Donald Trump began in earnest, with the House managers’ opening statement following a contentious day of debate over the rules of the trial
The Senator’s words come ahead of US President Donald Trump’s looming removal trial in the Republican-controlled Senate on Tuesday, following the president's December 2019 impeachment by the House.
On 18 December the US House of Representatives voted in favour of impeaching Donald Trump on charges of obstruction of Congress and abuse of power, with the President now facing a vote on his removal from office by the Republican Party-controlled Senate.
The House of Representatives is set to vote on two articles of impeachment against President Trump. The impeachment proceedings were launched in September amid allegations that he abused his power during his talks with Ukrainian President Zelensky, pressuring him to investigate Joe Biden, Trump's likely rival in the 2020 presidential vote.
The US House of Representatives is currently voting on impeaching US President Donald Trump. The Wednesday vote is the first stage of an impeachment inquiry launched by House Dems in September after a whistleblower alleged that Trump pushed Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to investigate the Bidens in Ukraine.
On 13 December the US House Judiciary Committee voted to advance two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, effectively paving the way for a vote among all members of the House of Representatives next week.
Trump is being accused of abusing his power as the President of the United States in order to try and force Ukraine to investigate Joe Biden, one of the Democratic hopefuls who might run against Trump in 2020.
While the House Democrats are proceeding with their impeachment effort the writing is already on the wall that they won't succeed in removing Donald Trump from office, says an American scholar, predicting a landslide Trump win in 2020.
Melania Trump slammed one of the legal scholars testifying at Wednesday's impeachment inquiry hearing after the joke involving her son, Barron, for which the professor later apologized.
A majority of voters oppose impeaching and ousting President Trump from office, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Tuesday after Democrats unveiled articles of impeachment against the US president.
The House Judiciary Committee released its report on the constitutional grounds to impeach Trump over alleged abuse of power, obstruction of justice, and obstruction of Congress on 7 December and is set to continue hearings next week. The Democrats launched the inquiry after a whistleblower complaint revealed that Trump may have abused his power.
Chairman of the US House Judiciary Committee, Rep. Jerrold Nadler, set Twitter afire during an interview on CNN on Sunday following remarks about the ongoing impeachment against US President Donald Trump.
Donald Trump has repeatedly slammed the Democrat-initiated impeachment probe as a "hoax" and "witch hunt" designed to prevent him from governing the country. He has specifically criticised the lack of due process in the investigation and that he is unable opportunity to call witnesses and defend himself.
Shortly after the impeachment process moved to the US House of Representatives' Judiciary Committee, FLOTUS Trump started off the Christmas season events with a social engagement at a children’s hospital, where she first paid a visit in December 2018.