articles of impeachment

Impeachment Trial Day One to Kick off with Debate over Constitutionality

The first day of the Senate impeachment trial against former President Donald Trump begins Tuesday afternoon as Democrats hope to build an emotional case tying the former president directly to the January 6 Capitol riot. The end goal, as they have said, is a conviction in the Senate and permanent disqualification from ever running for office again.

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 9: (L-R) Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-WA) and Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) walk to a news conference on the first day of former President Donald Trump's second impeachment trial at the U.S. Capitol on February 9, 2021 …

Alan Dershowitz: Elizabeth Warren ‘Doesn’t Understand the Law’

Constitutional scholar Alan Dershowitz criticized Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) on Tuesday after she branded his argument against impeachment as “nonsensical,” declaring that she “doesn’t understand the law” and adding that the presidential hopeful “willfully mischaracterized” what he said.

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., talks to the media as she walks to the Senate chamber prior to the start of the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump at the U.S. Capitol, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)