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Explainer: Why is President Donald Trump on trial in the Senate?

By Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The impeachment trial of President Donald Trump begins in earnest in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, after he was formally charged by the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives on Dec. 18 with “high crimes and

Trump lawyers call for immediate acquittal in legal, political defense

(C) Reuters. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Trump arrives for closed Senate Republican policy lunch on Capitol Hill in Washington By Steve Holland and Karen Freifeld WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday rejected the Democratic-led House of Representatives’

McConnell proposal envisions speedy impeachment trial for Trump

Politics8 hours ago (Jan 20, 2020 06:43PM ET) WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell on Monday proposed rules that would execute a potentially quick impeachment trial for President Donald Trump, with no guarantee that witnesses or new

Factbox: As Trump goes on trial, a fight over witnesses remains unresolved

Politics8 hours ago (Jan 20, 2020 06:41PM ET) (C) Reuters. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Trump hosts Apollo 11 astronauts to commemorate the moon landing’s 50th anniversary at the White House in Washington By Jan Wolfe WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald

Explainer: How Trump’s impeachment trial will differ from a criminal one

Politics8 hours ago (Jan 20, 2020 06:41PM ET) (C) Reuters. U.S. President Donald Trump holds a campaign rally in Milwaukee, Wisconsin By Jan Wolfe WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate’s impeachment trial of President Donald Trump will begin in earnest

Democratic presidential candidates enjoy moment of harmony to mark King birthday

Politics11 hours ago (Jan 20, 2020 03:41PM ET) (C) Reuters. Seven of the democratic U.S. 2020 presidential candidates walk arm-in-arm with local African-American leaders during the Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) Day Parade in Columbia By Trevor Hunnicutt COLUMBIA, S.C.

White House unveils list of leaders to meet with President Trump at forum in Davos

World13 hours ago (Jan 20, 2020 01:55PM ET) WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump will hold a series of meetings with various world leaders when he heads to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland this week, the White House

Trump rejects impeachment charges as an affront to U.S. Constitution

Politics1 hour ago (Jan 20, 2020 12:18PM ET) (C) Reuters. U.S. President Trump speaks at the American Farm Bureau Federation Annual Convention and Trade Show in Austin By Steve Holland and Karen Freifeld WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on

Trump urges Senate to reject impeachment as affront to U.S. Constitution

Politics2 hours ago (Jan 20, 2020 11:43AM ET) By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s lawyers argued on Monday that the impeachment case against him is a product of a rigged process by Democrats and “must be rejected”

Trump gets Swiss army security as climate protesters trek to Davos

World4 hours ago (Jan 20, 2020 09:32AM ET) DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) – Hundreds of protesters calling on global leaders to take swifter action on climate change will face up to 5,000 military personnel and police from across Switzerland as they