Senate Republicans must now decide whether to convict the president — an unlikely outcome. But even if they do, purging Trump from the party will prove more difficult.
Even though a House majority voted to impeach, President Trump, the process will likely not be finished before he's left office. A philosopher argues why the impeachment is an important moral action.
Words have consequences. And decades of research supports the contention that Donald Trump's words could in fact incite people to mount an insurrection at the US Capitol.
Removing Trump from office in nine days is virtually impossible. Congress can impeach now and try him later, but this could distract from President-elect Joe Biden's all-important first 100 days.
Calls have emerged from many sources for Congress or the Cabinet to remove Trump from office in the wake of the U.S. Capitol incursion Jan. 6. Who could act, and what could they do?
Peru is the latest in a chain of Latin American countries where a leader has been removed via a 'parliamentary coup'.
President Trump isn't the first president to get rid of inspectors general. He is the first to assert that inspectors general investigations into his administration's actions are unconstitutional.
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.
President Trump's impeachment defense that the will of the president is no different from the will of the state and the good of the people has echoes in the decline of ancient Rome's democracy.
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.
Falsehoods about Andrew Johnson have become a staple of Republican arguments opposing the impeachment of Trump.
President Trump's likely to be acquitted by the Senate in his impeachment trial. But the impeachment's effects won't end until lawsuits are resolved.
Trump's backers say he is shielded from removal as no criminal offense took place. But this view may be at odds with the original intent of the impeachment clause.
Post-truth questions the very nature of truth itself – that's why it's so dangerous.
Certain words are being used over and over during the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. One of them is 'precedent.' What does it really mean?
Impeachment was a common political tool in early modern England, but its use lapsed 20 years after it was adopted in the US constitution.
Did you know that senators shouldn't be called 'jurors' in an impeachment trial? Here's a roundup of stories that give behind-the-scenes facts and context to the news event of the year – so far.
With President Donald Trump's frequent use of the term "witch hunt" he paints himself as a victim. The women persecuted in one of history's darkest chapters should not be forgotten so easily.