A protestor outside the Virginia courtroom where Paul Manafort was convicted of fraud on Tuesday.
The legal travails of Paul Manafort and Michael Cohen bring the Mueller investigation into the White House.
Did Maine Gov. Paul LePage stay at a Trump hotel to ingratiate himself with the president?
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The court carefully considered what the word 'emoluments' meant at the time the Constitution was drafted.
Donald Trump, taking the presidential oath of office in 2017.
Donald Trump has lately been called "treasonous" by some; others say he's violated his oath of office. What are the president's Constitutional obligations -- and who holds the president accountable?
Trump with the men who would replace him – Vice President Mike Pence on the left and House Speaker Paul Ryan on the left.
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The president won't be removed from office until Republicans in the House decide to support the idea – or the midterms hand the Democrats more seats.
Is Donald Trump a pawn of Russia? A mini-blimp floating during anti-Trump protests in London depicts the president as a giant baby – just as he prepares to meet with Vladimir Putin.
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As Donald Trump prepares to meet with Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, here's a detailed explanation of how one goes about subverting democracy via a stooge.
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Despite months of speculation that Donald Trump might fire him, Robert Mueller and his investigation are not going away.
President Lincoln was represented by a lawyer who didn’t vote for him
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President Trump is having trouble finding a lawyer. But other presidents, including Abraham Lincoln, have obtained outside legal counsel easily, even from attorneys who disagree with their politics.
On September 24, 2019, US President Donald Trump was at the United Nations to speak to the general assembly. His visit was overshadowed by the decision by the House of Representatives to initiate impeachment proceedings against him based on revelations in the unfolding Ukraine scandal.
On September 24, 2019, Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced that the House had launched a formal impeachment inquiry against the president. But as history shows, the outcome is anything but assured.
‘Farewell, to all my greatness’ — President Andrew Johnson’s departure from office was lampooned by Harper’s Weekly.
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A historian looks back at Andrew Johnson's unlikely and unsuccessful presidency and why he wasn't cut out for the job.
U.S. President Donald Trump steps off Marine One on the South Lawn at the White House recently after returning from Camp David in Maryland.
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Trump generates chaos every day yet there is scant information in any of it Nonetheless, there are hints about his mental health, the consequences of the Russia probe and the power of women in 2018.
President Clinton during his grand jury deposition, Aug 17, 1998.
If Trump is lying to his own lawyers about Russia, he is risking Bill Clinton's fate.
President Donald Trump.
Ousting an executive leader from office doesn't always have the intended effect, as these examples from Central and South America show.
Loyal to a fault: Andrew Johnson.
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Andrew Johnson's plan to win the loyalty of former Confederate leaders doomed his presidency to historical ignominy.
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee.
Laws that limit presidential power won't enforce themselves – Congress must act.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing.
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Did the attorney general help create a false story on why Comey was fired? Sessions' testimony to Congress provides no answers.
Russia’s supposed influence on Donald Trump’s election victory did not reveal anything about American democracy that Russians did not already suspect.
Russian media both hint toward the Russian regime’s prowess in influencing the US election, while simultaneously treating the accusation as baseless Western propaganda.
We cannot stand outside the fray, but instead must engage in the ‘post-truth’ debates about politics and knowledge.
Pundits have been keen to link post-truth to post-modernists, post-positivists or any other 'postie'. They should turn their energy to forming a real popular front against Trump's faux populism.
Donald Trump had never run for a political office before becoming President. Given the rush of Trump scandals in the two weeks since Trump fired FBI director James Comey, Congressional Republicans probably…
Robert Mueller will investigate any evidence of Russian involvement in the 2016 election of Donald Trump as US president.
The investigation is likely to end in one of two ways: the end of Donald Trump’s presidency, or the beginning of his second term.
How much longer?
A president has more than one route out of office – voluntarily or otherwise.