Other countries disqualify political officials and prevent them from holding office more often than the US does. There are benefits and potential risks to using this kind of legal tactic.
A search warrant expert breaks down the affidavit the FBI used to search Mar-a-Lago, and the national security concerns it presents.
Liz Cheney has been a conservative GOP congressional policymaker since 2016. But when she turned against Donald Trump, GOP voters in Wyoming turned against her.
Much of the US public is riveted by the January 6 hearings. But the country is deeply divided as to what they are saying.
Former US president Donald Trump continues to wield an important influence within the Republican Party. Notwithstanding the war in Ukraine, he and his supporters continue to look up to Vladimir Putin.
One analyst describes Labor’s lead in WA as “scarcely possible”, while new focus on sexual assault at Parliament House has not had an impact on the latest federal Newspoll.
In the end, Republicans could not convict the former president for inciting the January 6 Capitol riots without implicating themselves.
In the early 19th century, the British – who had invented impeachment centuries before – decided it no longer served its purpose. Instead, they found a more effective way to handle a bad leader.
The rules of impeachment in the US Constitution are vague, but here’s how the trial of Donald Trump in the US Senate will work.
The domed neoclassical Capitol building was inspired by European cathedrals and the Roman Pantheon – shrines to imperial power, not rule by and for the people.
The 45th president of the United States used a specific technique to tell different versions of the very same story, of a nation under threat and a man working to save it.
There are a lot of questions about the point of putting on trial someone who is no longer in office.
Donald Trump is now the subject of a second impeachment trial. Although Democrats were initially optimistic, it is unlikely to succeed given the position of Republicans.
Section 3 of the 14th Amendment was first used against Confederate leaders after the Civil War to expel seditionist politicians. Now it could be used against Donald Trump.
The story of the ‘Cadaver Synod’ tells us that in some cases, even the departed can be held to account.
Does the U.S. election show Americans aren’t concerned about ethics? This is a question that resonates equally in Canada.
The Constitution provides Congress with plenty of tools to hold the White House to account. So what moves does the legislative branch have left?
What the acquittal of Donald Trump means for the future of the US presidency.
In 1868, during the impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson, the Senate tied on two votes. Chief Justice Salmon P. Chase broke both ties.
Calling witnesses and reviewing documents fit the Founders’ goals for impeachment to curb the president’s unilateral power.