Impeachment
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5 months ago

James Biden says his brother 'has never had any involvement' in his business dealings

James Biden told lawmakers Wednesday that the president "has never had any involvement or any direct or indirect financial interest" in his family's business ventures.
5 months ago
James Biden (C), brother of President Joe Biden, arrives for a deposition before the House Oversight and Judiciary Committees on President Biden's impeachment inquiry in Washington, D.C, Feb. 21, 2024.
7 months ago

2nd Impeachment Trial: What this could mean for Trump

Donald Trump will be the first president to undergo an impeachment trial after leaving office, but opponents of the impeachment say a trial may be unconstitutional.
7 months ago
Donald Trump will be the first president to undergo an impeachment trial after leaving office, but opponents of the impeachment say a trial may be unconstitutional.
1 year ago

House GOP members bring new articles of impeachment against DHS secretary

Rep. Andy Biggs said he would be filing the articles at a presser on Capitol Hill alongside fellow conservative members.
1 year ago
Rep. Andy Biggs said he would be filing the articles at a presser on Capitol Hill alongside fellow conservative members.
2 years ago

Articles of impeachment introduced against DHS secretary

A Texas Republican filed a resolution to impeach Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas over his handling of immigration and the border.
2 years ago
House Republicans again tried to bring articles of impeachment against Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas over Mayorkas' handling of immigration and the border.
2 years ago

Alexander Vindman sues for alleged witness intimidation over impeachment testimony

Former Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman has sued Donald Trump Jr. and others, alleging they engaged in witness intimidation in Donald Trump's 2019 impeachment.
2 years ago
Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, left, walks with his twin brother, Army Lt. Col. Yevgeny Vindman, after testifying before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Nov. 19, 2019.
3 years ago

Key Trump impeachment witness sues for reimbursement of legal fees

Former EU Ambassador Gordon Sondland is suing former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for legal fees he incurred during President Donald Trump's first impeachment probe.
3 years ago
In this Nov. 20, 2019, file photo, Gordon Sondland, U.S. ambassador to the European Union, arrives to testify before the House Intelligence Committee during a hearing on the impeachment inquiry of President Trump in Washington, D.C.
3 years ago

Stacey E. Plaskett talks impeachment acquittal and the future of the GOP

The House impeachment manager discusses her conversations with Senate Republicans during former President Trump's impeachment trial.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Stacey E. Plaskett talks impeachment acquittal and the future of the GOP
3 years ago

Backlash grows against Republicans who voted to convict Trump

The former president celebrated his acquittal with supporters in Florida on Presidents Day. Democrats point out it was the most bipartisan presidential impeachment verdict in history.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Backlash grows against Republicans who voted to convict Trump
3 years ago

By the Numbers: Witnesses in impeachment trials

A look at how many witnesses have testified in past impeachment trials, and how a 9/11-style commission may bring new witness testimony on the Jan. 6 Capitol attack.
3 years ago
VIDEO: By the Numbers: Witnesses in impeachment trials
3 years ago

The Breakdown: Former President Donald Trump acquitted in 2nd impeachment trial

Plus, what comes next for Trump and what the Biden administration's proposed child tax credit means for families.
3 years ago
VIDEO: The Breakdown: Former President Donald Trump acquitted in 2nd impeachment trial
3 years ago

Republicans face backlash for voting with Democrats to convict Trump

Seven Republicans voted with Democrats in former President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Republicans face backlash for voting with Democrats to convict Trump
3 years ago

Former President Donald Trump acquitted in 2nd impeachment trial

According to an ABC News and IPSOS poll, 58% of Americans say Trump should have been convicted.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Former President Donald Trump acquitted in 2nd impeachment trial
3 years ago

Trump acquitted in 2nd impeachment trial

Seven Republicans who voted to convict the former president are now facing backlash and lawmakers are calling for a commission to investigate the Capitol siege.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Trump acquitted in 2nd impeachment trial
3 years ago

Impeachment trial solidified views on Trump conviction: POLL

The second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump solidified public support for convicting him of inciting insurrection, a new ABC News/Ipsos poll finds.
3 years ago
President Donald Trump speaks during a rally to contest the certification of the 2020 U.S. presidential election results by the U.S. Congress, in Washington, Jan. 6, 2021.
3 years ago

7 Republican senators face backlash after voting to convict Trump

The Senate voted to acquit former President Donald Trump by a vote of 57 guilty and 43 not guilty.
3 years ago
VIDEO: 7 Republican senators face backlash after voting to convict Trump
3 years ago

Democrats close chapter on impeachment

The party is now turning its attention to President Joe Biden’s agenda.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Democrats close chapter on impeachment
3 years ago

Trump impeachment lawyer's home vandalized

The home of one of Trump's impeachment lawyers vandalized
3 years ago
Graffiti is spray painted on the driveway outside of attorney Michael van der Veen's suburban Philadelphia home, Feb. 13, 2021.
3 years ago

'This was the most bipartisan impeachment in our country's history': Rep. Dean

George Stephanopoulos interviews House manager Rep. Madeleine Dean, D-Pa., on “This Week.”
3 years ago
VIDEO: 1-on-1 with House Manager Rep. Madeleine Dean
3 years ago

'There would have been a vote to convict (Trump) with a secret ballot': Sen. Coons

George Stephanopoulos interviews Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del., on “This Week.”
3 years ago
VIDEO: 1-on-1 with Senator Chris Coons
3 years ago

Trump acquitted in Senate Impeachment trial

The majority of GOP Senators voted to acquit the former president of inciting an insurrection on Capitol Hill last month.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Trump acquitted in Senate Impeachment trial
3 years ago

After Senate trial acquittal, Trump calls the impeachment a ‘witch hunt’

The former president released a statement claiming his MAGA movement “has only just begun.”
3 years ago
VIDEO: After Senate trial acquittal, Trump calls the impeachment a ‘witch hunt’
3 years ago

Senate votes to acquit former President Donald Trump

The Senate acquitted the former president with a vote of 57 guilty and 43 not guilty.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Senate votes to acquit former President Donald Trump
3 years ago

Trump responds to impeachment acquittal

Many wonder where the GOP will go from here amid the bitter division over the impeachment trial.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Trump responds to impeachment acquittal
3 years ago

Key takeaways from final day of Trump's 2nd impeachment trial

The Senate voted to acquit Trump, but it showed a split GOP.
3 years ago
House impeachment lead manager Rep. Jamie Raskin speaks to the press after the Senate voted to acquit former President Donald Trump, in the Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 13, 2021.
3 years ago

Read Democrat Jamie Raskin's closing impeachment argument against Donald Trump

The lead impeachment manager called Trump the "inciter in chief."
3 years ago
House impeachment manager Rep. Jamie Raskin, speaks after the Senate reached a deal to skip witness testimony during the second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump in the Senate.
3 years ago

Pull of partisanship helps Trump escape impeachment conviction: ANALYSIS

Republicans, most anyway, held together to support Trump.
3 years ago
In this file photo, former President Donald Trump speaks to reporters after participating in a Thanksgiving teleconference with members of the United States military, at the White House in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 26, 2020.
3 years ago

Rep. Herrera Beutler's written testimony admitted into evidence in impeachment trial

The written testimony of Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Wash, was admitted into evidence on Saturday.
3 years ago
Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler, a Republican from Washington, speaks during a House Appropriations Subcommittee hearing in Washington, June 4, 2020.
3 years ago

Day 4 key takeaways from Trump's 2nd impeachment trial

Trump's defense team used just 2 1/2 hours of their allotted 16 hours.
3 years ago
Michael van der Veen, lawyer for former President Donald Trump, walks to the Senate floor through the Senate Reception room on the fourth day of the Senate Impeachment trials for former President Donald Trump on Capitol Hill , Feb 12, 2021.
3 years ago

Breaking down Day 4 of impeachment arguments

Cardozo Law School Professor Deborah Perlstein discusses former President Donald Trump’s defense team’s arguments Friday and what might be next if the Senate votes to convict.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Breaking down Day 4 of impeachment arguments
3 years ago

Trump’s defense says 2nd impeachment is ‘an act of political vengeance’

The former president’s defense team called the charge of insurrection a “monstrous lie” and warned senators a conviction could set a dangerous precedent.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Trump’s defense says 2nd impeachment is ‘an act of political vengeance’
3 years ago

As Trump's impeachment defense begins, 2 new attorneys step into the spotlight

Donald Trump's legal team will step onto the brightest stage of their careers Friday, and their high-profile client is waiting to see if they're up to the task.
3 years ago
Bruce Castor, left, and David Schoen, center, defense attorneys for former President Donald Trump, walk to the U.S. Capitol on Feb. 10, 2021, in Washington.
3 years ago

Day 3 key takeaways from Trump's 2nd impeachment trial

Democrats, who also warned the Senate about the lasting danger Trump would pose if not convicted, were again praised by Republicans for their performance.
3 years ago
House impeachment manager Rep. Eric Swalwell  delivers part of the impeachment managers opening argument in the impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump, on charges of inciting the deadly attack on the Capitol, Feb. 10., 2021.
3 years ago

House managers say Capitol riots will happen again if Trump isn’t held accountable

On the third day of former President Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial, House managers showed videos of Trump’s supporters saying they were storming the Capitol “for Trump.”
3 years ago
VIDEO: House managers say Capitol riots will happen again if Trump isn’t held accountable
3 years ago

Sen. Chris Coons: If GOP won’t vote to convict, ‘we need to pursue other ways’

Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del., on why the Senate must vote to convict, and his hopes that 17 Republican senators will join Democrats in the final impeachment vote.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Sen. Chris Coons: If GOP won’t vote to convict, ‘we need to pursue other ways’
3 years ago

Breaking down day 3 of impeachment arguments

ABC News' and Cardozo Law School professor Kate Shaw discusses whether GOP senators have a basis to acquit, and whether former President Donald Trump could face criminal jeopardy after the trial.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Breaking down day 3 of impeachment arguments
3 years ago

Lead impeachment manager Jamie Raskin presents case to convict Trump

Rep. Jamie Raskin addressed what he says are legal flaws in former President Donald Trump’s defense.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Lead impeachment manager Jamie Raskin presents case to convict Trump
3 years ago

Day 3 of former President Donald Trump’s 2nd impeachment trial

ABC News’ correspondents Jonathan Karl, Dan Abrams, Kate Shaw and more share their thoughts on the third day of presentations for the impeachment trial.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Day 3 of former President Donald Trump’s 2nd impeachment trial
3 years ago

Stacey Plaskett undertakes historic role in impeachment trial against Trump

Plaskett presented previously unreleased videos of the riot at the Capitol on Jan. 6, contending Trump "fanned the flame of violence, and it worked."
3 years ago
House impeachment manager Del. Stacey Plaskett speaks during the second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump in the Senate at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Feb. 10, 2021.
3 years ago

Impeachment trial day 3 today

House impeachment managers played never-before-seen video Wednesday showing lawmakers only feet away from the Capitol mob. ABC’s Andrew Dymburt reports.
3 years ago
VIDEO:  Impeachment trial day 3 today
3 years ago

Key takeaways from day 2 of Trump's 2nd impeachment trial

House impeachment managers, relying on Capitol security camera footage, showed just how close some lawmakers came to armed rioters seeking to undo the election.
3 years ago
House impeachment manager Rep. Eric Swalwell  delivers part of the impeachment managers opening argument in the impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump, on charges of inciting the deadly attack on the Capitol, Feb. 10., 2021.
3 years ago

Could Democrats’ arguments in Trump’s 2nd impeachment sway Republicans to convict?

House impeachment managers showed never-before-seen footage of the Capitol insurrection as part of their argument that Donald Trump incited an insurrection. Experts discuss.
3 years ago
VIDEO:  Could Democrats’ arguments in Trump’s 2nd impeachment sway Republicans to convict?
3 years ago

Trump impeachment trial: Day 2 key moments

House managers presented the case to convict former President Donald Trump.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Trump impeachment trial: Day 2 key moments
3 years ago

House managers reveal new video of Capitol insurrection

On the second day of the impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump, House managers presented never-before-seen security footage from inside the Capitol during the riot on Jan. 6.
3 years ago
 VIDEO: House managers reveal new video of Capitol insurrection
3 years ago

Breaking down day 2 of impeachment arguments

ABC News contributor and Cardozo Law School professor Kate Shaw unpacks the case made by Democrats on the second day of former President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Breaking down day 2 of impeachment arguments
3 years ago

Reactions to 2nd day of impeachment trial

ABC News’ Terry Moran and Dan Abrams react to Sen. Lisa Murkowski’s comments.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Reactions to 2nd day of impeachment trial
3 years ago

Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski reacts to new evidence in case to convict Trump

“The evidence that has been presented thus far is pretty damning," Sen. Lisa Murkowski said.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski reacts to new evidence in case to convict Trump
3 years ago

ABC News Live Update: Former President Trump’s 2nd impeachment trial begins today

Plus, pharmacies are accepting COVID vaccine appointments later this week, and some states are starting to relax COVID restrictions as variants spread throughout the country.
3 years ago
VIDEO: ABC News Live Update: Former President Trump’s 2nd impeachment trial begins today
3 years ago

GOP congressman on if senators will change mind in trial: ‘Not likely, but possible'

Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., who voted to impeach in the House, weighs in on whether former President Donald Trump will be convicted in the Senate
3 years ago
VIDEO: GOP congressman on if senators will change mind in trial: ‘Not likely, but possible'
3 years ago

Trump’s 2nd impeachment trial begins

Democrats forced senators to relive the harrowing moments when a pro-Trump mob overran the chamber. Trump’s team argued the trial was unconstitutional.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Trump’s 2nd impeachment trial begins
3 years ago

Impeachment trial arguments begin

ABC News' Kate Shaw compares the arguments presented by the House impeachment managers and the Trump legal team and discusses how Republicans against the trial might handle a forthcoming vote.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Impeachment trial arguments begin