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The United States Capitol, often called the Capitol Building, is the home of the United States Congress

TRUMP ACQUITTED
Majority Leader Schumer on Impeachment Acquittal
of Former President Trump
February 13, 2021
Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) delivered remarks after the Senate voted to acquit former President Trump, 57-43. Seven Republicans joined all Democrats in voting to convict Mr. Trump.

Minority Leader McConnell on Impeachment Acquittal
of Former President Trump
February 13, 2021
Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered remarks after the Senate voted to acquit former President Trump, 57-43. Seven Republicans joined all Democrats in voting to convict Mr. Trump.

House Impeachment Managers Press Conference on Impeachment Trial
February 13, 2021
House Speaker Pelosi and Democratic impeachment managers spoke to reporters after the Senate voted 57-43 to acquit former president Trump of inciting the January 6th attack on the U.S. Capitol.


IMPEACHMENT
TRIAL OF
​​​​​​​PRESIDENT TRUMP


U. S. Senate Impeachment Trial of Former President Trump
February 13, 2021
The Senate acquits former President Trump of inciting an insurrection, 57-43. Earlier, the House managers and the defense made closing arguments. Also, House Manager Raskin (D-MD) read a written statement from Rep. Herrera Beutler (R-WA).

The Senate Impeachment Trial continues for Former President Donald Trump with closing arguments. A vote on whether to convict the former president is expected.

The Senate votes to call in witnesses for former President Trump’s impeachment trial. Earlier, House managers said they wanted Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA) to be called in as a witness.

U. S. Senate Impeachment Trial of Former President Trump
February 12, 2021
Former President Trump’s attorneys begin their defense arguments in the Senate Impeachment Trial.


U. S. Senate Impeachment Trial of Former President Trump
February 11, 2021
The Senate impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump continues with legal arguments from the House Managers.

U. S. Senate Impeachment Trial of Former President Trump
February 10, 2021
The Senate Impeachment Trial of Former President Donald Trump continues with arguments from the House managers.

U. S. Senate Impeachment Trial of Former President Trump
February 9, 2021
Day 2 of the impeachment trial of former President Trump for incitement of insurrection began with senators voting 89-11 in favor of the trial organizing resolution. Lead Impeachment Manager Representative Jamie Raskin (D-MD) then made opening remarks followed by a 13-minute video showing footage of former President Trump’s January 6, 2021, speech and of the actions of those who stormed the U.S. Capitol that day. Afterward, impeachment managers Representatives Raskin, Joe Neguse (D-CO), and David Cicilline (D-RI) presented their arguments for the constitutionality of impeaching a former president. Representative Raskin in his arguments talked about bringing his daughter and son-in-law with him to the Capitol on January 6.


Memorial Service for Officer Sicknick at U.S. Capitol
February 3, 2021
Lawmakers and others hold a memorial service for Officer Brian Sicknick who died due to injuries he suffered during the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.


Officer Brian Sicknick Lies in Honor In U.S. Capitol
February 2, 2021
An urn with the remains of U.S. Capitol police officer Brian D. Sicknick lay in honor in the Capitol Rotunda. Officer Sicknick died of injuries he sustained during the January 6 attack on the Capitol. Among those who paid respects were President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA).


Senate Receives Article of Impeachment Against Former President Trump
January 25, 2021
House Managers deliver an article of impeachment against former President Donald Trump to the Senate for incitement of insurrection on January 6. Head Manager Representative Jamie Raskin (D-MD) reads aloud the article in the well of the Senate before the managers take their leave and return to the House.


House Session, Part 2

January 13, 2021
The House voted 232-197 to impeach President Trump for a second time. Ten Republicans and all Democrats voted in favor of the resolution.


House Pro Forma Session
January 11, 2021
The U.S. House meets in a pro forma session, with no votes, where it is expected that an Article of Impeachment will be introduced against President Donald Trump following last week’s assault on the U.S. Capitol.

Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) asked the House to consider a resolution calling on Vice President Pence to enact the 25th Amendment and remove President Trump from office. Representative Alex Mooney (R-WV) objected, blocking the request. The resignation of House Sergeant at Arms, Paul Irving, was also accepted. Timothy Blodgett was sworn in as the new Sergeant at Arms.


U.S. Capitol Locked Down During Electoral College Vote Count & Certification

U.S. Capitol Locked Down During Electoral College Vote Count & Certification | January 6, 2021

January 6, 2021


Opening Day 117th Congress U.S. House of Representatives
January 3, 2021
The U.S. House gavels the 117th Congress into session, swears in members and holds the speaker election.

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