Stories tagged: Impeachment
Sat., Sept. 1, 2018
Even if Democrats win back both the House and Senate, there is zero chance a two-thirds majority of senators will convict President Trump for paying off an adult-film star.
Fri., Aug. 31, 2018, 3:53 p.m.
Nearly half of Americans want Congress to begin impeachment proceedings that could lead to President Donald Trump being removed from office, a poll released Friday shows.
UPDATED: Thu., July 26, 2018, 5:23 p.m.
House Speaker Paul Ryan spoke out against an effort by a small group of conservatives to impeach Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on Thursday, dooming the endeavor for now and …
UPDATED: Tue., July 3, 2018, 6:48 p.m.
Walmart is under fire after its website offered T-shirts from third-party sellers with “IMPEACH 45” emblazoned across the front in big capital letters – a call to bring down the …
UPDATED: Tue., May 1, 2018, 4:16 p.m.
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is defending himself following a report that some House Republicans have drafted articles of impeachment against him.
UPDATED: Thu., March 15, 2018, 11:23 a.m.
Peru’s congress has voted by a wide margin to reopen impeachment proceedings against President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, thrusting the Andean nation into renewed political turmoil as it prepares to host …
Fri., Jan. 19, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
The House has voted to block a Democratic lawmaker from seeking to impeach the president.
Fri., Dec. 22, 2017, 6:38 p.m.
President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski’s troubles are far from over despite having dodged impeachment over ties to the Brazilian construction giant implicated in Latin America’s biggest corruption scandal.
Thu., Dec. 21, 2017, 10:39 a.m.
Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski made a forceful plea to lawmakers Thursday, insisting he had no involvement in payments by Brazilian construction company Odebrecht to his private consulting firm and …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 15, 2017, 10:56 a.m.
Lawmakers in Peru have initiated impeachment proceedings against President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski over previously undisclosed payments a decade ago from a Brazilian company at the heart of Latin America’s biggest …
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 10, 2017, 9:54 p.m.
Several thousand supporters of opposition leader Mikheil Saakashvili rallied in the Ukrainian capital Sunday, demanding his release from jail and calling for the country’s president to be impeached.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 6, 2017, 11:47 a.m.
The House overwhelmingly voted Wednesday to kill a resolution from a liberal Democratic lawmaker to impeach President Donald Trump as a majority of Democrats joined Republicans in opposing the move.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 20, 2017, 11:50 a.m.
Zimbabweans mobilized Monday for what they hope is a major push to oust President Robert Mugabe, an increasingly isolated figure who faces impeachment proceedings and more street demonstrations even as …
Tue., Oct. 31, 2017, 11:41 a.m.
U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez has been one of President Donald Trump’s harshest critics from Day One. Now the Illinois Democrat says he’s helping to spearhead the first coordinated attempt to …
Fri., Oct. 20, 2017, noon
California billionaire Tom Steyer announced Friday that he will dump at least $10 million into a national television advertising campaign calling for President Donald Trump’s impeachment.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 11, 2017, 8:05 p.m.
A House Democrat offered a resolution Wednesday to impeach President Donald Trump but let it die before action was taken, saying he would force a vote later.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 11, 2017, 10 a.m.
The resistance movement that flourished with Donald Trump’s ascendance to the White House isn’t necessarily itching to see his presidency undone by the investigation into Russia’s election meddling or even …
Sat., July 15, 2017
Does it seem to you that advocates of impeachment are acting as though they have to bring Trump supporters around? Or that they prefer to vilify and demean them?
UPDATED: Wed., July 12, 2017, 1:30 p.m.
A California Democrat filed an article of impeachment against President Donald Trump Wednesday in a longshot bid to remove the president from office.
Fri., June 9, 2017
A president who is not respected, trusted, or even feared is not going to have much influence in Washington.
Tue., May 30, 2017
There’s a growing tendency to want to replay elections by transforming ordinary political disagreements into impeachable offenses.
UPDATED: Fri., April 14, 2017, 10:11 p.m.
American University Professor Allan Lichtman was one of the few professional prognosticators to call President Donald Trump’s win in November. And he made a second prediction, too (though, this time, …
UPDATED: Sat., April 8, 2017, 9 p.m.
Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley will face impeachment hearings beginning Monday after the state Supreme Court gave lawmakers the green light to move ahead with an effort to oust the governor, …
Wed., March 15, 2017, 11:09 p.m.
A Philippine lawmaker filed an impeachment complaint against President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday because of the thousands of deaths that have happened in his anti-drug crackdown and for alleged corruption, …
UPDATED: Thu., March 9, 2017, 10:52 p.m.
In a historic ruling Friday, South Korea’s Constitutional Court formally removed impeached President Park Geun-hye from office over a corruption scandal that has plunged the country into political turmoil, worsened …
Sun., Feb. 12, 2017
Trump’s childish and petulant manner, meanwhile, further reinforces long-held concerns that this man can’t be trusted to lead a dog-and-pony act, much less the nation.
Tue., Dec. 6, 2016, 12:52 p.m.
House conservatives intend to re-launch an effort Tuesday afternoon to force a vote to impeach Internal Revenue Service commissioner John Koskinen this week in the final days of this congressional …
Thu., Sept. 15, 2016, 10:45 a.m.
A last-minute deal between conservatives and GOP leaders in the House averted votes expected Thursday on a measure to impeach the commissioner of the IRS.
Tue., Sept. 13, 2016, 5:33 p.m.
Rep. Raul Labrador, R-Idaho, wants to do something that hasn’t happened since 1876: Vote to impeach an appointed official of the executive branch.
Tue., Feb. 23, 2016, 8:36 p.m.
House won’t vote on whether to impeach Troy Kelley.