A member of former President Trump’s personal legal team, Jordan Sekulow, said impeaching a president no longer in office sets a dangerous precedent. One America’s John Hines spoke with him for more.
As time winds down to former President Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial, Democrats may be avoiding one chilling argument. One America’s Chief White House Correspondent Chanel Rion breaks it down.
Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) said the impeachment trial for President Trump is a waste of time. Speaking to reporters on Tuesday, Hawley suggested the Senate has absolutely no grounds to impeach a private citizen.
second impeachment trial. In a 56-44 vote on Tuesday, the upper chamber passed the resolution saying the trial is constitutional.
Senate Democrats are insisting on pushing through a COVID relief bill, despite already having their sights set on impeaching President Trump. While Tuesday’s trial was front and center, a Democrat-led House committee continued to draft legislation on Joe Biden’s nearly $2 trillion measure.
According to White House press secretary Jen Psaki, Joe Biden will not be watching much of the impeachment trial. During a press briefing on Monday, she said he will be “pretty busy” and will be spending the week focused on his American Rescue Plan.
Senate leaders struck a deal on the rules for the upcoming impeachment trial. Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) finalized the deal Monday, on the eve of the trial’s expected start date.
Republicans are slamming the impeachment trial against President Trump as an unconstitutional, partisan power play. Over the weekend, multiple Republican senators cast significant doubt over Democrat efforts to convict the 45th president over allegations that he incited violence during the January 6 protest at the U.S. Capitol.
The Senate’s second impeachment trial of President Trump is just around the corner. OAN White House Correspondent Jenn Pellegrino has more on what to expect.