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.
The US Senate has approved a Republican plan for the rules governing the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, but blocked attempts by Democrats to obtain evidence and call witnesses in the trial.
Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the US House will take steps next week to transmit the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, ending a three-week standoff, but confronting the Senate with only the third trial in US history to remove a chief executive.
US President Donald Trump pressed his Republican allies Thursday to exert rigid control of his Senate trial and ensure a swift exoneration, a day after he was impeached in a historic rebuke by the House of Representatives.
The US Senate was poised on Thursday to pass a proposal to terminate President Donald Trump’s declaration of an emergency at the southern border, defying his threat to veto the measure and heavy lobbying of his fellow Republicans.
A splintered Senate voted down competing Democratic and Republican plans for ending the 35-day partial government shutdown, but the twin setbacks prompted a burst of bipartisan talks aimed at temporarily halting the longest-ever closure of the US federal agencies and the damage it's inflicting around the country.
US Senate leaders agreed to hold votes this week on dueling proposals to reopen shuttered federal agencies, forcing a political reckoning for senators grappling with the longest shutdown in US history: Side with President Donald Trump or vote to temporarily end the shutdown and keep negotiating.
The upper house of Italy’s parliament has approved a revised budget plan for 2019 after a tense standoff with the European Union (EU) and despite opposition complaints that the process has been rushed to meet an EU deadline.
In back-to-back votes against Saudi Arabia, the US Senate delivered an unusual rebuke of President Donald Trump’s response to the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and signaled new skepticism from Capitol Hill toward the longtime Middle East ally.