Donald Trump has escaped a second impeachment, but the American people will be the final judge and jury.
Senate leaders have agreed to rules of impeachment for the trial, including a debate and vote on whether it’s even constitutional to prosecute former president Trump but the outcome is likely to stop proceedings with Democrats in majority.
The party is currently caught between disaffected moderate Republicans and independents disgusted by the hold Trump still has over elected officials, and Trump’s fervently loyal base.
Almost 70 percent of registered voters want to see Donald Trump impeached or censured and one in four Republicans want Trump barred from a future run for office.
A growing number of US Republican senators say they are opposed to the proceedings, pushing back with both political and constitutional arguments.
Whether the US declines or revives, betrayal and embarrassment await both cynical and sincere enablers of white nationalists
President Trump's near total loss of political legitimacy is a crisis of his own making.
After the Capitol Hill mob attack, divisions in the US have been more apparent than ever. Here's a closer look at three crucial periods in US history where political polarisation was at its worst.
Biden's chief of staff Ron Klain declined to say which posts the president-elect would announce, though Biden said last week he has already decided on a person for the key position of Treasury secretary.
With right-wing militia group the Proud Boys also among those attending the Trump supporters' rally, a large security presence was deployed to prevent clashes with anti-Trump events outside the Supreme Court.
Despite having lost the election, Trump – and Trumpism – is not going anywhere.
Nearly three quarters of Jewish Americans voted for Democratic Joe Biden, disappointing and angering Israel’s hardline Benjamin Netanyahu government.
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