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Donald  Trump
45th
President of the United States​​​​​​​



Ninth Hearing on Capitol Attack​​​​​​​
October 13, 2022
The January 6 Committee held its ninth public hearing on the attack of the U.S. Capitol. The committee was expected to show never-seen footage of the riot and witness testimony.​​​​​​​

Eighth Hearing on Investigation of Capitol Attack​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
July 21, 2022
The January 6 Committee held its eighth public hearing on the attack of the U.S. Capitol with a focus on President Trump’s actions before, during and after the breach of the U.S. Capitol. Testifying before the committee on President Trump’s actions and response to the attack on the U.S. Capitol were former Deputy National Security Adviser Matthew Pottinger and former White House Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Matthews, who both tendered their resignations on January 6th due to the attack and the president’s perceived lack of response.


Majority Leader Schumer Calls Vote to Acquit President Trump "A Vote of Infamy"
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 Says President Trump "Practically and Morally Responsible" for January 6 Attack on Capitol
February 13, 2021
In remarks following the 57-43 vote to acquit former President Trump, Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) calls his actions on January 6 "disgraceful" and says that he is "practically and morally responsible" for what transpired that day.

Impeachment Managers' News Conference on Impeachment Trial​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
February 13, 2021
Following the closing arguments of the Senate impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump, the impeachment managers and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) briefed the press. Speaking about Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s (R-KY) refusal to accept the article of impeachment prior to the end of the 116th Congress, Speaker Pelosi said “It is so pathetic that Senator McConnell kept the Senate shut down so that the Senate could not receive the article of impeachment and has used that as his excuse for not voting to convict Donald Trump.”​​​​​​​


IMPEACHMENT
TRIAL OF
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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.


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.


Majority Leader Schumer: Impeachment Trial to Begin Week of Feb. 8
January 22, 2021
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) speaks on the Senate floor to provide an update on the timing of the upcoming impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump. The impeachment trial is now scheduled to begin the week of February 8.


President Trump Delivers Farewell Speech
January 19, 2021
President Trump highlighted the achievements of his administration during a farewell speech released by the White House on the president’s final full day in office. President Trump pointed to his work on the U.S. economy, which included creating jobs, signing new trade deals, and reducing regulations. He also discussed the impact of the coronavirus pandemic and his administration’s response. In addition, President Trump pointed to his achievements of reinforcing the southern border, appointing federal judges, and strengthening the country’s military. The president highlighted his international achievements, which he said included advancing peace in the Middle East and strengthening America’s alliances. He also pointed toward the political movement he began and said, “the best is yet to come.”


U.S. HOUSE IMPEACHES PRESIDENT TRUMP FOR SECOND TIME, 232-197
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.


How a Presidential Rally Turned Into a Capitol Rampage
January 12, 2021
When President Trump railed against the election results from a stage near the White House on Wednesday, his loyalists were already gathering at the Capitol. Soon, they would storm it. We analyzed a crucial two-hour period to reconstruct how a rally gave way to a mob that nearly came face to face with Congress.


House Speaker Weekly Briefing
January 7, 2021
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) held her weekly press briefing a day after a crowd of people attacked the U.S. Capitol. She called on Vice President Pence to use the 25th Amendment to remove President Donald Trump from office, saying he, “incited an armed insurrection against America.” She also said the House was prepared to begin impeachment proceedings. The speaker went on to call for the resignation of the chief of the Capitol police, and spoke about security concerns related to President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration.


President Trump Thanksgiving Day Remarks
November 26, 2020
In Thanksgiving Day remarks, President Trump says the election was rigged and that it would be a mistake for the Electoral College to vote for Joe Biden. However, he says he would leave the White House but won’t say if he’ll attend the inauguration.


President Trump Statement on Senate Acquittal
Febuary 6, 2020
One day after the Senate voted to acquit President Trump on two articles of impeachment, the president held a “celebration” at the White House. He acknowledged and praised numerous House and Senate Republicans in attendance who were his most ardent defenders during the impeachment process. He also apologized to the state of Utah for Senator Mitt Romney, who was the only Republican to join Democrats in voting to convict the president on the first article of impeachment: abuse of power. The vote was 52 to 48. On the second article of impeachment, obstruction of Congress, the vote was 53 to 47.


House Speaker Weekly Briefing
​​​​​​​Live on C-SPAN
Febuary 6, 2020
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) told reporters that she did the “courteous thing” by ripping up President Trump’s state of the union address, arguing that it was necessary to call attention to lies in the speech. In response to a reporter’s question about whether her actions undermined her constant message to rank-and-file Democrats to behave in a dignified way, she responded: “I don’t need any lessons from anybody, especially the president of the United States, on dignity.” The speaker also addressed the president’s remarks at the National Prayer Breakfast earlier in the day and the Senate votes to acquit the president on two articles of impeachment.


PRESIDENT TRUMP ACQUITTED BY SENATE


Senate Finds President Trump "Not Guilty"
On Both Articles Of Impeachment
Febuary 5, 2020
The Senate concluded the impeachment trial of President Trump with final votes on the two articles of impeachment. Article I, abuse of power, failed to receive a two-thirds majority by a vote of 48-52. Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) was the lone Republican to vote “guilty” along with all 47 Democrats. Article II, obstruction of Congress, also failed to receive a two-thirds majority, with a count of 47-53. All 53 Republicans voted to acquit the president, and all 47 Democrats voted “guilty.”


TRUMP IMPEACHED: ABUSE OF POWER AND OBSTRUCTION
December 18, 2019


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Articles of Impeachment ( HOUSE VOTE )
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Abuse of Power
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December 18, 2019
Obstruction of Congress
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December 18, 2019

The House Impeached President Donald Trump for "Abuse of Power" (230-197) and "Obstruction of Congress" (229-198), with Representative Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) voting “present” on both Articles of Impeachment.

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