Friday, 12 August, 2022

Topic: Impeachment

Senate vote shows Trump likely headed for acquittal at impeachment trial

Republican Senator Rand Paul’s bid to question the constitutionality of trying a former president was blocked on a 55-45 vote — one that probably serves as a rough proxy for the eventual verdict.Republican Senator Rand Paul’s bid to question the constitutionality of trying a former president was blocked on a 55-45 vote — one that probably serves as a rough proxy for the eventual verdict.

Donald Trump opens office to carry on his administration’s ‘agenda, advance US interests’

Statement from Trump's office was issued less than an hour before House Democrats crossed the US Capitol to deliver an article of impeachment against the former president to the Senate.

Trump senate trial starts as House Democrats deliver impeachment article

The symbolic opening of the trial comes as the Senate is still without an agreement on how it will operate with a 50-50 split and Democrats in nominal control.

As evidence piles up, Trump’s impeachment trial to prove if Republicans believe in law & order

New evidence has emerged on how Trump was trying to turn federal agencies into puppets to help him subvert democracy, the Constitution & a fair election that he lost.

A day after impeachment, Trump’s Senate trial in limbo as Pelosi, McConnell silent

A Senate trial for Donald Trump, which could begin no sooner than 20 January, risks delaying confirmation of Joe Biden’s cabinet nominees and early legislative initiatives.

On impeachment trial, history has some bad news for Trump

Can Donald Trump be put through an impeachment trial even after his term ends? The Constitution doesn't explicitly say so, but the context in which it was written holds some clues.

This time, Donald Trump impeached himself

To a certain extent, Trump's lawlessness provoked Democrats to impeach him. But more than that it was because he alienated almost everyone in the political system.

US House set for 2nd impeachment vote as Republicans break from Trump

Although Trump is unlikely to be convicted in the Senate or forced out of office before Biden is inaugurated on 20 January, a second impeachment would further stain his presidency.

US Vice President Mike Pence refuses to invoke 25th Amendment to oust Trump

In a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Pence said the 25th Amendment is not a means of punishment or usurpation and invoking it in such a manner would set a terrible precedent.

Trump’s 2024 hopes just crashed into a constitutional roadblock that dates back to Civil War

Did Trump himself engage in insurrection when he spoke to the crowd and encouraged or incited the march? If a court says yes, Trump isn’t eligible to be president again.

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The new Hyundai Tucson. | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement

Hyundai’s new Tucson comes loaded to the gills. Its style and power match the price

First-generation Tucson was not only quite an ugly vehicle but also drove pretty badly. But the new edition shows how Hyundai has turned the corner.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

How EPFO made Rs 68,000 crore off your retirement money by investing in exchange traded funds

Retirement fund body has seen rise in earnings from capital gains from equity. Its earnings are distributed among its subscribers, with EPFO retaining a small surplus.


Yuan Wang 5 vessel | ANI

Chinese research vessel Yuan Wang 5 has ‘slowed down’ but still en route Sri Lankan port

Yuan Wang 5 is currently 599 nautical miles away from Hambantota, having been at sea for 35 hours since departing the Chinese port of Taicang, according to latest data.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.