impeachment

Obituary

Ken Starr, whose probe led to Clinton impeachment, dies – Associated Press

Ken Starr, a former federal appellate judge and a prominent attorney whose criminal investigation of Bill Clinton led to the president’s impeachment and put Starr at the center of one of the country’s most polarizing debates of the 1990s, has died at age 76, his family said Tuesday. Starr died at a hospital Tuesday of

Politics

Liz Cheney clings to GOP post as Trump endorses replacement

No. 3 House Republican Liz Cheney was clinging to her post Wednesday as party leaders lined up behind an heir apparent, signaling that fallout over her clashes with former President Donald Trump was becoming too much for her to overcome. Unbowed, she implored her GOP colleagues to pry themselves from a Trump “cult of personality,”

Opinion

Opinion: Unfazed by Real Issues, Democrats Played Politics with Impeachment (Again)

Stop me if you’ve heard this before: Democrats played politics with the impeachment process. After peddling the hoax of “Russian collusion”—with no evidence to show for it—to impeach President Trump once, the anti-Trump #Resistance sought to convict the former president for his role in the Capitol riots, failing spectacularly. Emphasis on former. Newsflash to Democrats: After four years

Opinion

Opinion: What Would Lincoln Think of Impeachment?

Abraham Lincoln was born 212 years ago this week, on February 12, 1809, and it is tempting in these divided times to wonder what he would think about events now taking place in Washington, DC and its effects on national unity, a subject always on Old Abe’s mind. Lincoln no doubt would have been horrified

Opinion

Opinion: The Senate Impeachment of Donald J. Trump

The question that seems to be on everyone’s mind is whether the post-presidential impeachment of Donald J. Trump is constitutional. Of course, it is. In a 14-page memo released this week, lawyers for Mr. Trump argue, among many other things, that the Senate trial is an egregious constitutional overreach, and that the Senate has no

Impeachment

Senate Republicans back Trump as impeachment trial nears

Donald Trump’s defenders in the Senate on Sunday rallied around the former president before his impeachment trial, dismissing it as a waste of time and arguing that the former president’s fiery speech before the U.S. Capitol insurrection does not make him responsible for the violence of Jan. 6. “If being held accountable means being impeached