Just five GOP senators vote Trump impeachment trial is constitutionalThe Senate sent a strong signal Tuesday that there are not nearly enough votes to convict President Trump in an impeachment trial when only five GOP senators rejected an effort by Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) to declare the looming trial unconstitutional.
The Senate sent a strong signal Tuesday that there are not nearly enough votes to convict President Trump in an impeachment trial when only five GOP senators rejected an effort by Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) to declare the looming trial unconstitutional.
Most Senate Republicans join Rand Paul effort to dismiss Trump's 2nd impeachment trial
Forty-five Senate Republicans, including Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, joined Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) on Tuesday in an effort to dismiss former President Trump's second impeachment trial. Why it matters: The vote serves as a precursor to how senators will approach next month's impeachment trial. The House impeached Trump for a second time for "incitement of insurrection" following events from Jan 6. when a pro-Trump mob stormed the Capitol. Be…
Trump impeachment: Why convicting him just got a lot harder
Nearly all Senate Republican vote to to stop Donald Trump's impeachment trial before it even starts.
Most U.S. Senate Republicans vote against holding 2nd impeachment trial against Donald Trump
U.S. Senate Republicans voted overwhelmingly Tuesday against moving forward with Donald Trump's historic second impeachment trial, making clear a conviction of the former president for "incitement of insurrection" is unlikely.
Boost for Trump as 45 Republican senators vote to dismiss impeachment
Procedural objection fails but indicates stiff challenge of persuading 17 Republicans to vote for convictionUS politics – follow liveDonald Trump’s hopes of avoiding conviction by the US Senate received a boost on Tuesday when 45 Republicans tried to dismiss his impeachment trial before it even began.Continue reading...
Republican Senators Want to Halt Donald's Trump Impeachment Trial, Challenge Legitimacy of Trial
Senators will take an oath Tuesday to ensure impartial justice as jurors in Donald Trump’s historic impeachment trial, proceedings that will test Republican loyalty to the former president and the power he still wields after the deadly siege at the U.
Senate GOP signals acquittal looming for Trump
Senators voted Tuesday to proceed with an impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump — though more than a third of them dissented, in a vote that Republicans said shows Mr. Trump will ultimately be acquitted.Minutes after senators were sworn in as jurors for the trial, Sen. Rand Paul ...
Republican Senators Signal Opposition To Donald Trump Impeachment
US Democrats' efforts to convict Donald Trump at his impeachment trial suffered a fresh blow Tuesday when almost all Republican senators backed dismissing the case, underlining the former president's continuing hold over the party.
Almost all Republicans vote to dismiss Trump impeachment trial, suggesting conviction is unlikely
Notably, Senate Minority Leader, who had in recent weeks entertained the possibility of convicting Mr. Trump, joined his Republican colleagues and voted against taking the trial forward.
Risky business: Donald Trump isn't alone in seeing his political fate tied to his impeachment trial
The upcoming impeachment trial features a complex set of political challenges for Republicans and Democrats as well as Donald Trump.
Rand Paul test vote sidelined but offers early look at Republican opposition for Trump impeachment trial
The Senate tabled an effort by Sen. Rand Paul Tuesday to force a vote on the constitutionality of former President Donald Trump's impeachment trial, but the vote offered an indicator for how Republican senators -- who overwhelmingly voted for Paul's measure -- feel about the trial.