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Impeachment Trial: Trump Wants Drama, but GOP Wants It Over

Washington — Donald Trump wants more than acquittal. He wants vindication. With impeachment by the House appearing certain, the president has made clear that he views the next step, a trial in the GOP-controlled Senate, as his focus. The president sees the ...
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House Will Draft Trump Impeachment Articles, Pelosi Says

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House is pressing forward to draft articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Thursday. ‘’Our democracy is what is at stake," Pelosi said somberly. “The president leaves us no choice but to a...
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Impeachment a Political Judgment Call, Crime Not Required

WASHINGTON — The conditions for impeaching a president are set out in a passage of the Constitution that is short enough to be a tweet and puzzling enough to be argued over more than two centuries later. “The President, Vice President and all civil Officers...
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Leading White Democrats Court Black Votes; Some Find Trouble

ATLANTA — Coming out of their debate in a key center of black America, the leading Democratic presidential contenders aimed for the party’s crucial black and minority vote, with the scramble putting internal party tensions on display. From black protesters ...