Senate acquits Trump of inciting Capitol attack, though bipartisan majority finds him guilty

WASHINGTON –  While a bipartisan Senate majority on Saturday found former President Donald Trump guilty of inciting the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, the votes fell short of the necessary threshold to convict him, and ultimately Trump was acquitted for a historic second time. The 57-43 vote…

Trump’s defense opens and closes; Senate may vote on conviction Saturday

Former president Donald Trump’s legal team began and completed their defense on Friday, arguing that their client’s words were protected by the First Amendment, that he was not given fair access to due process and that impeaching him would set…

Senators hear evidence tying Trump to Capitol attack and mob hunt for Pence, Pelosi

WASHINGTON – New video footage presented by House impeachment managers shows how close United States Capitol rioters came to members of Congress on Jan. 6 as the second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump began Wednesday. Del. Stacey Plaskett,…

Joe Biden takes oath as 46th president, declares ‘democracy has prevailed’

WASHINGTON – Joseph R. Biden Jr. was sworn into office Wednesday as the 46th president of the United States, calling for national unity amidst a pandemic and increased racial tension, violence and political polarization. “I will be a president for all Americans,” Biden…