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McCarthy Now Has ‘Concerns’ About Cheney In Wake Of Trump Impeachment Vote

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) has said he now has “concerns” about Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) after she voted to impeach former President Trump earlier this month. “Look, I support her, but I also have concerns,” McCarthy said in an interview scheduled to air on Sunday on “Full Court Press with Greta Van Susteren.”  [Author: Zoe Richards]
Tags: News, House, Donald Trump, Cheney, Mccarthy, Trump, Greta Van Susteren, Kevin McCarthy, Liz Cheney, Kevin McCarthy R CA, Impeachment, Liz Cheney R WY, Zoë Richards, Capitol insurrection


What New Revelations Will Emerge Before Feb. Impeachment Trial?

The impeachment trial of former president Donald Trump will begin Feb. 9 under a deal reached Friday by top Senate leaders over the deadly insurrection at the U.S. Capitol earlier this month  -- but the GOP could end up regretting its own efforts to delay the trial. [Author: Zoe Richards]
Tags: News, Senate, Gop, Mitch McConnell, Donald Trump, Feb, Chuck Schumer, U S Capitol, Impeachment, Zoë Richards, Capitol insurrection


‘Argument Of Convenience’: Experts Dismiss GOP’s New Claim That Trump’s Impeachment Is Unconstitutional

Republicans senators are beginning to coalesce around a new talking point: impeaching former President Donald Trump is now unconstitutional because he has left office.  [Author: Kate Riga]
Tags: News, Gop, Constitution, Donald Trump, Trump, Impeachment, Kate Riga


McConnell Proposes Kicking Impeachment Trial To Mid-February

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) proposed pushing former President Donald Trump's Senate impeachment trial until mid-February, dropping the decision in Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer's (D-NY) lap on Thursday evening. [Author: Kate Riga]
Tags: News, Senate, Mitch McConnell, Donald Trump, Mitch McConnell R Ky, McConnell, Chuck Schumer, Impeachment, Kate Riga


McConnell reportedly wants to ask Schumer to delay the start of Trump's impeachment trial until February

From left to right: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer Brendan Smialowski/Pool via AP Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell wants to delay Trump's impeachment trial until February, CBS News reported. Trump was impeached for incitement of insurrection, but Pelosi hasn't sent the article of impeachment to the Senate yet. McConnell is one of several Republicans who may vote to convict Trump and bar him from public offi...
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The Republicans who could determine Trump's political fate in his upcoming Senate impeachment trial

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. KEVIN DIETSCH/POOL/AFP via Getty Images The Senate is set to begin an impeachment trial against former President Donald Trump. At least half a dozen Republican senators have signaled a willingness to hold Trump accountable for the Capitol siege. All eyes are on Sens. Mitch McConnell, Lisa Murkowski, Susan Collins, Mitt Romney, Pat Toomey, and Ben Sasse. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. As a Senate impeachment trial looms for former...
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Mitch McConnell blames Trump for deadly Capitol riot

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Tom Williams-Pool/Getty Images Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday blamed President Donald Trump for the deadly Capitol riot. "The mob was fed lies," McConnell said. "They were provoked by the president and other powerful people." McConnell previously condemned the violence and is said to be upset with the president. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday explicitly blamed P...
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Mitch McConnell blames Trump for deadly Capitol riots

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Tom Williams-Pool/Getty Images Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell blamed President Donald Trump on Tuesday for his role in the deadly Capitol riots.  "The mob was fed lies," McConnell said. "They were provoked by the president and other powerful people." McConnell previously condemned the violence and was rumored to have been upset with the president. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tu...
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, Kentucky, Senate, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, North Dakota, House, Mitch McConnell, Nancy Pelosi, Biden, Riots, Donald Trump, Cabinet


'They were provoked by the president': Mitch McConnell blames Trump for deadly Capitol riots

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Tom Williams-Pool/Getty Images Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell blame President Donald Trump on Tuesday for his role in the deadly Capitol riots.  "The mob was fed lies," McConnell said. "They were provoked by the president and other powerful people." McConnell previously condemned the violence and was rumored to have been upset with the president. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tue...
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, Senate, Trends, Joe Biden, Mitch McConnell, Riots, Donald Trump, Trump, Capitol, McConnell, Impeachment, Capitol Trump, Capitol Siege, Tom Williams Pool Getty Images Senate


Giuliani Won’t Be Trump Impeachment Lawyer Because ‘I Am A Witness,’ He Says

Rudy Giuliani will not be on President Donald Trump’s impeachment defense team.  [Author: Matt Shuham]
Tags: News, Giuliani, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, Impeachment, Matt Shuham, Capitol insurrection


Impeachment Manager Pays Moving Tribute To Late Son: ‘Not Going To Lose My Son And Country’

For Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-MD), there's more than meets the eye in taking on the role of the House's lead impeachment manager after President Trump incited the deadly insurrection at the Capitol earlier this month — a violent scene that occurred the day after Raskin laid his late son to rest. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, House, Trump, Capitol, Raskin, Jamie Raskin, Impeachment, Summer Concepcion


Rep. Jamie Raskin on Trump impeachment: 'I'm not going to lose my son' in 2020 and 'lose my country' in 2021

Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Maryland). Anna Moneymaker/The New York Times via AP, Pool Rep. Jamie Raskin of Maryland on Sunday said that he's "not going to lose my son at the end of 2020 and lose my country and my republic in 2021" as he reflected on the recent death of his 25-year-old son, Tommy, and his own role as the lead House manager in President Donald Trump's second impeachment trial. On CNN's "State of the Union" with host Jake Tapper, Raskin said that the memory of his son drove him to ...
Tags: Politics, Maryland, Senate, US, America, Trends, Cnn, Gop, United States, Wyoming, House, House Of Representatives, Mitch McConnell, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, American University


Top CEOs want Trump to be impeached after the deadly Capitol riot, according to a new survey by Yale

President Donald Trump on the South Lawn of the White House on January 12, 2021 Drew Angerer/Getty Images CEOs are overwhelming in favor of impeaching President Donald Trump, according to Chief Executive Leadership Institute data shared with Insider. In a survey, every CEO who responded said Trump helped incite last week's violent attack on Congress. Most think there'll be further violence on inauguration day, and even this weekend. Business leaders are "the most trusted pillar" right now,...
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, Washington, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, Yale, New Jersey, Pga, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Jpmorgan


White House officials blame Rudy Giuliani for both of Trump's impeachments, New York Times report says

Rudy Giuliani and Donald Trump together in November 2016. Drew Angerer/Getty Images White House officials blame Rudy Giuliani for not one, but two impeachments of President Donald Trump, according to a report by The New York Times. The president was impeached over his role in the deadly Capitol riots, which were largely fueled by Trump supporters' unsubstantiated belief the election was "stolen," an idea Giuliani has strongly pushed. Though White House officials are reportedly angry with G...
Tags: Politics, News, White House, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, New York Times, The Times, The New York Times, Biden, Giuliani, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, Hunter


Vast majority of Americans hold Trump responsible for Capitol siege, new Insider poll shows

Most Americans blame President Donald Trump for the Capitol siege, with less than one-fifth saying he's blameless for the violence, according to a new Insider poll. Mandel Ngan/Getty Images Americans overwhelmingly say that President Donald Trump is responsible on some level for the Capitol siege, according to a new Insider poll. 76% said Trump bears a "great deal" or "a lot" of responsibility. Less than one-fifth said the president is blameless for the riot at the Capitol.  Trump was ...
Tags: Politics, News, US, Trends, Joe Biden, House, Biden, Donald Trump, Mccarthy, Trump, Capitol, Electoral College, Kevin McCarty, GOP House, US Capitol, Impeachment


GOP lawmaker and Army veteran who voted for Trump's impeachment says he's buying body armor over death threats

GOP Rep. Peter Meijer of Michigan said lawmakers are taking new precautions amid fears of violence following President Donald Trump's second impeachment. Jeff Kowalsky/Getty Images GOP Rep. Peter Meijer of Michigan on Thursday said that he and other colleagues are buying body armor over death threats linked to their impeachment votes.  "It's sad that we have to get to that point, but you know our expectation is that someone may try to kill us," Meijer told MSNBC.  Meijer was among 10 G...
Tags: Politics, News, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Fbi, Gop, Washington Dc, Army, Michigan, Biden, Msnbc, Donald Trump, Trump, Capitol, Hallie Jackson


Trump moped alone in 'self-pity mode' at the White House residence as he was impeached for the 2nd time, reports say

President Donald Trump. AP Photo/Evan Vucci President Donald Trump was isolated and despondent at the White House residence as the House of Representatives voted to impeach him for the second time on Wednesday, reports say. Trump was impeached for his role in inciting protesters who stormed the US Capitol on January 6. Five people died as a result. Sources told CNN he was in "self-pity mode" and "holed up in the residence." A senior administration official told The Washington Post: "The pr...
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Biden urged the Senate to focus on the needs of the country as they move forward with Trump's impeachment proceedings

"Too many of our fellow Americans have suffered for too long over the past year to delay this urgent work," Biden said in a statement on Wednesday. Joe Raedle/Getty Images President-elect Biden urged the Senate to also focus on other issues including pandemic relief as they get ready to hold impeachment proceedings.  President Donald Trump was impeached on the House on Wednesday.  This is the second time Trump is impeached, this time for "incitement of insurrection."  Visit Business Inside...
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, Senate, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Ukraine, House, House Of Representatives, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Mike Pence, National Intelligence, Pence


Biden urged the Senate to focus on the needs of the country as the move forward with Trump's impeachment proceedings

"Too many of our fellow Americans have suffered for too long over the past year to delay this urgent work," Biden said in a statement on Wednesday. Joe Raedle/Getty Images President-elect Biden urged the Senate to also focus on other issues including pandemic relief as they get ready to hold impeachment proceedings.  President Donald Trump was impeached on the House on Wednesday.  This is the second time Trump is impeached, this time for "incitement of insurrection."  Visit Business Inside...
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, Senate, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Ukraine, House, House Of Representatives, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Mike Pence, National Intelligence, Pence


In Historic First, President Trump Has Been Impeached A Second Time

President Donald Trump has been impeached for “incitement of insurrection” with just six days left in his term, a sign of the residual anger over the January 6 breach and ransacking of the United States Capitol that he encouraged.  [Author: Kate Riga]
Tags: News, Donald Trump, United States Capitol, Impeachment, Kate Riga, Capitol insurrection


Federalist Society Cofounder Joins With Top Dem Lawyer To Call For Impeachment

The cofounder of the Federalist Society called for President Donald Trump to be impeached Wednesday following years of ardent support for the President from the conservative establishment. [Author: Kate Riga]
Tags: News, Donald Trump, Federalist Society, Impeachment, Kate Riga


Trump becomes first president to be impeached twice as House charges him with inciting an insurrection

President Trump. Reuters The House of Representatives impeached President Donald Trump on Wednesday for "incitement of insurrection" over his role in catalyzing a violent riot at the US Capitol on January 6 that resulted in five deaths. Multiple Republican lawmakers broke ranks to vote with their Democratic colleagues to impeach the president, and Wednesday's vote was the most bipartisan impeachment vote in US history. Trump is the first president to be impeached twice. He was previously i...
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, Washington, Senate, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Ukraine, Pennsylvania, Alaska, Washington Dc, House, New York Times, House Of Representatives


TRUMP IMPEACHED for historic 2nd time, majority of House votes to impeach on 'incitement of insurrection'

PRESIDENT TRUMP IMPEACHED FOR INCITING 1/6 CAPITOL RIOT A majority of the U.S. House of Representatives has voted to impeach President Donald J. Trump a historic second time, on charges of 'incitement of insurrection.' The final vote was 232 for and 197 against impeachment with five not voting. — Read the rest
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Here are the 10 Republicans who voted to impeach Trump over the Capitol siege

Trump addresses supporters in Washington DC on January 6, 2021, ahead of an attack on the US Capitol Getty Images 10 Republicans in the House of Representatives voted to impeach President Donald Trump after the US Capitol siege. On Wednesday, the House voted 232-197 to charge Trump with inciting the January 6 insurrection on the US Capitol.  New York Rep. John Katko became the first member of his party to publicly support impeachment, and he was closely followed by Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney,...
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The GOP thinks one line from Trump's Jan. 6 speech will excuse the rest of it and everything else he did to incite the Capitol siege

Rioters clash with police using big ladder trying to enter Capitol building through the front doors. Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images Only 10 House Republicans voted to impeach President Donald Trump for the second time on Wednesday, a move a week after the deadly Capitol siege that most Republicans vehemently opposed. The GOP lawmakers defending Trump cited one line from his January 6 speech as purported evidence that he did not provoke the Capitol siege.  Trump at one...
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San Joaquin Valley Rep. David Valadao Becomes Only California GOP Member To Vote For Impeaching Trump

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A Central California representative who was only just sworn in yesterday was the lone Golden State Republican who voted to impeach Pres. Donald Trump. On Wednesday, all of the chamber’s 222 Democrats voted in support of a single article of impeachment on “incitement of insurrection” in response to the riot at the US Capitol last week that left five people dead. Rep. Doris Matsui (D-Sacramento), placed the blame squarely on Trump for last week’s chaos. More from CBS Sacrament...
Tags: Politics, News, California, Senate, Local, Sacramento, San Francisco, Joe Biden, Gop, Cbs, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Golden State, McClintock, Placerville


House GOP leader Kevin McCarthy says Trump 'bears responsibility' for the Capitol siege and that Biden was legitimately elected

President Donald Trump speaks as he joined by House Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy in the Rose Garden of the White House on January 4, 2019 in Washington, DC. Alex Wong/Getty Images House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy on Wednesday said President Donald Trump was complicit in the Capitol siege, while rejecting conspiracy theories about antifa involvement. McCarthy also emphasized that President-elect Joe Biden was legitimately elected.  The House GOP leader said he opposes impeachment...
Tags: Florida, Politics, News, Congress, Washington, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, House, Biden, Donald Trump, Mccarthy, Trump, Capitol


Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez urges Republican colleagues to stand up to death threats and vote for impeachment

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) arrives for a hearing before the House Oversight and Reform Committee on August 24, 2020 Tom Williams/Getty Images Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez criticized her GOP colleagues who are reportedly reluctant to impeach the president because they fear death threats from his supporters.  Ocasio-Cortez argued that she and many other progressive members of Congress have dealt with death threats for years.  "This is what we are sent to Congress to do - the tough...
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, Colorado, Trends, Gop, House, Republican, Msnbc, Donald Trump, Trump, Capitol, Crow, US House of Representatives, MOB, Impeachment


Trump calls for 'NO violence, NO lawbreaking and NO vandalism' while House debates impeaching him over inciting a deadly Capitol riot

President Donald Trump speaks to reporters on the South Lawn of the White House before boarding Marine One on January 12, 2021 in Washington, DC. Drew Angerer/Getty Images President Donald Trump released a statement on Wednesday condemning violence while the House debated impeaching him for provoking last week's deadly Capitol riots. "I urge that there must be NO violence, NO lawbreaking and NO vandalism of any kind," Trump said. The House plans to impeach Trump on Wednesday afternoon, cha...
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, Washington, White House, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Washington Dc, House, Republican, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Capitol, Kevin McCarthy


Lindsey Graham, who denounced Trump after the Capitol siege, opposes impeachment and implies Mitch McConnell is 'making the problem worse'

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) speaks during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol January 7, 2021 in Washington, DC. Alex Wong/Getty Images Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham criticized the House impeachment efforts on Wednesday and appeared to shade Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. "It is a rushed process that, over time, will become a threat to future presidents," Graham said in a statement. "As to Senate leadership, I fear they are making the problem worse, not better." Graham broke fro...
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