The House voted 232-197 to impeach Trump, with 10 members of the Republican Party joining 222 Democrats.
Meeting in a rare New Year's Day session, the Senate secured the two-thirds majority needed to override the veto with bipartisan support two days before a new Congress will be sworn in on Sunday. Eight previous vetoes have been upheld.
The aid package aims to deliver long-sought cash to businesses and individuals and resources to vaccinate a nation confronting a frightening surge in Covid-19 cases and deaths.
The Senate voted 51-48, largely along party lines, on Sunday afternoon to limit debate on the nomination, teeing up the final vote that is expected to take place on Monday evening.
With heated debate over mail delays, the House approved legislation in a rare session that would reverse recent changes in US Postal Service operations and send $25 billion to shore up the agency ahead of the November election.
The move came just days before Stone was to begin serving a 40-month prison sentence for lying to the US Congress, witness-tampering and obstructing the House investigation into whether Trump's campaign colluded with Russia to win the 2016 election.
Stocks surge on Wall Street, sending Dow Jones up more than 2,100 points – biggest-ever point gain since 1933 – as Congress nears a deal to mitigate damage from coronavirus outbreak.
US President Trump lashes out at his accusers in the Senate, says he wouldn't attend any of the impeachment trial, but adds, "I'd sort of love to sit right there front row, and stare at their corrupt faces."
US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says Senate should begin impeachment trial of President Donald Trump even though it has not resolved a dispute over whether top White House aides will be called as witnesses.
Top Democrat Chuck Schumer is negotiating with his Republican counterpart Mitch McConnell to establish a fair trial.
In the days following the phone call between President Trump and Ukraine's new president, senior White House officials intervened to "lock down" all records of the call, according to a declassified whistleblower complaint.
Executive privilege is a right claimed by US presidents to withhold information about internal executive branch deliberations from other branches of government. Democrats have condemned the move.
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