The US House of Representatives passes the Covid-19 Hate Crimes Act with a strong bipartisan vote of 364 to 62, weeks after it cleared the Senate with nearly unanimous support.
Democrats use their remaining hours of arguments in the impeachment trial to lay out the physical and mental harm caused by the attack, discuss Trump’s lack of action as it unfolded and do a final presentation on the legal issues involved.
The House of Representatives will vote on a resolution to remove Marjorie Taylor Greene from her assignments as Republicans consider discipline. She approves violence against Democrats and claims Donald Trump won the election.
Former president Donald Trump will go on trial in the US Senate soon after a fresh impeachment case against the former president is transmitted on Monday by the House of Representatives.
A swift impeachment trial of President Donald Trump is unlikely to lead to his ouster before Joe Biden takes office on January 20. This raises the prospect of a bitter trial in the Senate during Biden’s first days in the White House.
One week before Trump is to leave office, a total of 232 lawmakers, including 10 Republicans who broke with the president, voted to impeach the US leader.
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 global coronavirus pandemic has affected more than 4.6 million people, with over 308,000 deaths, according to a tracker. Here are more coronavirus-related developments for May 16:
The House impeachment managers called for US President Donald Trump's removal in order to safeguard the integrity of the 2020 US general election.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi signs two articles of impeachment against President Trump before they are delivered to Senate, where Trump faces trial on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.
The Democratic-led House of Representatives voted to send two formal charges against President Donald Trump to the Senate, clearing the way for only the third impeachment trial of a US president to begin next week.
The monthlong spending bill would avert a Thanksgiving government shutdown but opens the door to a possible shutdown just before Christmas.
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