OPINION | Trump's impeachment trial: this is how Rome's republic died

2020-02-06 10:43

Much of Rome's decline into one-man rule can be observed in a series of developments during the time of Augustus, who held no formal monarchical title but only the vague designation "princeps", or "first among equals".

Tension between Trump and Pelosi dominated the SOTU, beginning with a snubbed handshake and ending with a ripped-up speech

2020-02-05 16:26

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi referred to President Donald Trump's State of the Union address as a "dirty speech" after ripping it in half.

Trump attacks Bolton as impeachment trial heats up

2020-01-29 18:55

US President Donald Trump has ratcheted up attacks on his former national security advisor John Bolton, whose upcoming book could harm Trump's impeachment trial defense.

Photos show Republican senators passing the time at Trump's lengthy impeachment trial by playing with fidget spinners

2020-01-27 17:08

Sen. Richard Burr handed out a number of the toys, designed for restless kids, to his Republican colleagues on Thursday.

Days of Donald: 'The American people deserve a president they can count on,' impeachment trial told

2020-01-24 11:18

Lead House impeachment manager Adam Schiff called dramatically for the Senate to remove President Donald Trump from office Thursday, saying the US leader cannot be trusted to put the country's interests ahead of his own.

Senators reportedly wore Apple Watches to Donald Trump's impeachment trial, seemingly violating the electronics ban

2020-01-22 13:13

The senators, plus one aide, were reportedly wearing smart watches that could be used to text and make calls.

Trump on trial: rules, witnesses and judgement explained ahead of impeachment proceedings

2020-01-21 10:07

President Donald Trump will stand trial in the Senate next week for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress after his impeachment by the House of Representatives.

Trump taps legal heavyweights for impeachment defence

2020-01-18 13:36

Starr, who led effort to unseat Bill Clinton over 20 years ago, and celebrity lawyer Dershowitz join Trump's legal team.

WATCH | US House of Representatives votes to send Trump impeachment articles to Senate

2020-01-15 20:57

The US House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to send articles of impeachment against Donald Trump to the Senate, a key step in Democratic efforts to remove the president for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.

Pelosi sees 'enough testimony' against Trump to convict

2020-01-13 08:16

Top US Democrat Nancy Pelosi says that she believes the impeachment hearings against Donald Trump produced "enough testimony to remove him from office" when the case moves to the Senate.


Trump ripped into Romney as a 'Democrat secret asset' after he voted to convict him for abuse of power in the impeachment trial

2020-02-06 10:26

Trump shared a video arguing that Mitt Romney was ineffective and disloyal, hours after Romney was the sole GOP vote in favour of Trump's conviction.

Trump, White House seek to quash Bolton testimony at Senate trial

2020-01-30 11:51

Donald Trump and White House lawyers pushed back on Wednesday against Democratic efforts to have John Bolton testify at the Senate impeachment trial of the president, arguing that the former national security adviser could reveal government secrets.

Days of Donald: What to watch out for in week two of Trump's trial

2020-01-27 18:00

New information has surfaced as US President Donald Trump's defence team resumes opening arguments. Here's what to expect from the Senate trial.

US president Donald Trump tweets that he 'NEVER' told John Bolton that Ukraine aid was tied to investigations

2020-01-27 12:56

In an upcoming book, Bolton reportedly accuses Trump of openly requesting a quid pro quo for Ukrainian investigations into his rivals.

Democrats urge Republican 'courage' at Trump impeachment trial

2020-01-23 12:59

Democrats on Wednesday accused Donald Trump at his historic Senate impeachment trial of seeking to cheat to ensure re-election in November, and called for "courage" by the president's fellow Republicans while considering the case against him.

Trump trial opens with fiery clashes over witnesses

2020-01-22 11:05

Republicans and Democrats battled over summoning high-level White House witnesses on Tuesday in a marathon first day of arguments in President Donald Trump's trial for abuse of power.

Donald Trump reportedly picked his impeachment defence team based on how well he thinks they can perform on TV

2020-01-20 12:02

US president Donald Trump on Friday announced a legal team including long-time TV defender Alan Dershowitz, and former Clinton impeachment lawyer Kenneth Starr.

Historic Trump impeachment trial begins in Senate

2020-01-17 10:13

The historic impeachment trial of Donald Trump opened on Thursday in the US Senate, as lawmakers took a solemn oath to be "impartial" in deciding whether to force the 45th US president from office.

QUICK FIVE: Key questions answered ahead of Trump impeachment trial

2020-01-15 12:14

Why has Pelosi delayed sending the articles of impeachment? What happens once the Senate gets them? When will the Senate hold a trial?

Trump could be impeached a 2nd time if the House obtains new evidence of obstruction from former White House counsel Don McGahn

2019-12-26 09:08

House Democrats are probing alleged attempts by Trump to derail the Mueller probe, and it could lead to further impeachment charges.

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