The United States Senate cleared Donald Trump of both charges in its impeachment trial of the president, bringing to an end the impeachment saga that has consumed Washington since the House of Representatives launched its inquiry into the Trump’s actions last September. In a 52-48 vote, the Senate found Trump[…]
United States senators largely cleaved neatly to party lines on Tuesday as they gave their justifications for voting to acquit or convict the president on the articles of impeachment that were passed by the House of Representatives and argued in a 12-day trial in the Senate. Speaking on the Senate[…]
A showdown between the White House and Democrats is in full swing with the former penning a letter declaring it would not cooperate with an “illegitimate” and “unconstitutional” impeachment inquiry conducted in secret. The letter, published on Tuesday evening, condemned the impeachment initiative in the harshest terms yet, arguing it[…]
US President Donald Trump asked Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to look into whether ex-Vice President Joe Biden blocked an investigation into his son’s company, according to a summary of the call between the two leaders. The memo was released Wednesday morning. “There’s a lot of talk about Biden’s son, that[…]
President Donald Trump has called a looming impeachment inquiry against him a “positive,” saying it will help him “win the election.” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced the investigation shortly afterwards. Speaking to reporters at the UN General Assembly in New York, Trump said that impeachment would be “a positive for[…]
A draft impeachment procedure drawn up in April 2016 and a comparative study about impeachment proceedings in seven other countries will be among the documents MPs will work through on Wednesday when the National Assembly’s subcommittee on the review of rules meets to deliberate on a draft procedure to remove the[…]
The EFF and other parties brought the case in a bid to seek impeachment proceedings against President Jacob Zuma. The Constitutional Court is set to deliver judgment in the so- called Zuma impeachment case. The EFF and other parties brought the case in a bid to seek impeachment proceedings against[…]
Constitutional Court has reserved judgment in an application brought by the Economic Freedom Front and other opposition parties trying to have President Jacob Zuma impeached. The Democratic Alliance, Economic Freedom Front, Congress of the People and the United Democratic Movement want the court to order National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete[…]
The Constitutional Court will on Tuesday hear an application by opposition parties for Parliament to institute impeachment proceedings against President Jacob Zuma. The Constitutional Court in a statement said the application was brought by the EFF, the UDM and Cope against National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete and Zuma for various[…]
Senators in Brazil have voted to indict suspended President Dilma Rousseff on charges of breaking budget laws. At least 59 senators voted in favour of proceeding with the impeachment of Brazil’s first woman president early on Wednesday, with 21 senators voting against and zero absentees. Al Jazeera’s Lucia Newman, reporting[…]
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