Democrat Patrick Leahy, 80, said in a statement: "When I preside over the impeachment trial of former president Donald Trump, I will not waver from my constitutional and sworn obligations to administer the trial with fairness, in accordance with the Constitution and the laws." … [Read more...] about Donald Trump impeachment article set to be delivered amid fears of further unrest
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The FactsArticle 1, Section 3, Clause 6 of the United States Constitution states: "The Senate shall have the sole Power to try all Impeachments. When sitting for that Purpose, they shall be on Oath or Affirmation. When the President of the United States is tried, the Chief Justice shall preside: And no Person shall be convicted without the Concurrence of two thirds of the Members present." … [Read more...] about Fact Check: Did Chief Justice Roberts Refuse to Preside Over Trump’s Impeachment Trial?
“I think Harriet Tubman is fantastic,” Trump said. “I would love to leave Andrew Jackson and see if maybe we can come up with another denomination. Maybe we do the $2 bill or we do another bill. I don’t like seeing it. I think it’s pure political correctness. He’s been on the bill for many, many years and you know, really represented somebody that was really important to this country. But we’d love to see another denomination and that could take place, I think. I think it would be more appropriate.” … [Read more...] about Trump on Harriet Tubman on $20 Bill: ‘I Don’t Like Seeing It’ — ‘Pure Political Correctness’
Former President TrumpDonald TrumpMore than two-thirds of Americans approve of Biden's coronavirus response: poll Sarah Huckabee Sanders to run for governor Mexico's president tests positive for COVID-19 MORE on Monday established an official post-presidency office in Palm Beach County, Fla., setting up a vehicle for future public appearances and statements. … [Read more...] about Trump establishes ‘Office of the Former President’ in Florida
Democrat Patrick Leahy, 80, said in a statement: "When I preside over the impeachment trial of former president Donald Trump, I will not waver from my constitutional and sworn obligations to administer the trial with fairness, in accordance with the Constitution and the laws." … [Read more...] about Donald Trump impeachment article is delivered amid fears of further unrest
He added, “If anyone is trying to approach this in a fair way, I will give Mr. Trump’s lawyers a chance to make a counter case, but I lived through what happened on January 6th, I saw the damage done to the country abroad. It is very plausible to me that Donald Trump interfered or tried to get mid-level Department of Justice officials to overthrow the election. Anyone that is trying to approach this with any kind of open-mindedness, it seemed like the evidence keeps mounting. I really would question whether any of my Republican colleagues would not at least believe that Trump did try to get a mid-level obscure DOJ guy to come up with a theory of trying to overthrow the election. That was just the way that guy operated. How many more of these stories will break before the 9th? I don’t know. I believe in unity, but I also believe there has to be accountability.” … [Read more...] about Sen. Warner: ‘Evidence Keeps Mounting’ Against Trump — Likely More Coming