Περιληψη : Here are excerpts from an opening statement on Tuesday by U.S. Representative Adam Schiff, the House Democrat leading the impeachment case against President Donald Trump, as the Senate prepa
red to vote on the rules of the proceedings:.
The White House defence that no crime means no impeachment ignores history, says legal scholar Jonathan Turley.
Senators were warned that any move to call White House witnesses could delay the trial of President Trump “indefinitely” as the impeachment case got under way yesterday amid recriminations over the...
The Senate Majority Leader proposed rules that call for compressed arguments and a speedy trial, which Democrats warn could create a sham proceeding.
Team Trump said Democrats want to steal the election, but Mr Schiff responds by saying the president's actions would have alarmed the founders.
Tory MPs are even worse than their GOP counterparts – they actively chose Boris Johnson to lead them.
Republican senators have today shut down four pleas for witnesses and documents that could prove Donald Trump committed impeachable offences.
Denied subpoenas in amendment after amendment, Schumer tries to build a case for ‘cover-up’.
As the third presidential impeachment trial in US history began in earnest, Trump’s chief legal defender described the case as a baseless effort to overturn the 2016 election and a top Democratic lawmaker said there was overwhelming evidence of wrongdoing.
After nearly 13 hours of debate over Democratic amendments, the rules for the trial were adopted unchanged in a party-line vote early Wednesday.
They also have another phrase at the ready: Please do not touch me.