With impeachment over, critics see Trump ”retribution tour”

In the week since his acquittal on impeachment charges, a fully emboldened President Donald Trump is demonstrating his determination to assert an iron grip on government, pushing his Justice Department to ease up on a longtime friend while using the levers of presidential powers to exact payback on real and perceived foes. Continue Reading

Impeachment: US Senate rejects move to call new witnesses

The Republican Party-controlled US Senate on Friday narrowly rejected the opposition Democrats’ motion to call new witnesses and documents for the impeachment trial against President Donald Trump. Continue Reading

Donald Trump presses allies for exoneration

US President Donald Trump pressed his Republican allies to exert rigid control of his Senate trial and ensure a swift exoneration, a day after he was impeached in a historic rebuke by the House of Representatives. Continue Reading