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House intelligence chairman Adam Schiff: argues it is the role of Congress to keep presidents in check. Photograph: Mary F Calvert

The second day of Donald Trump’s impeachment trial opened on Wednesday with the House impeachment managers setting out their opening arguments as to w(...)

Mitch McConnell arrives for the first day of the Senate impeachment trial of US president Donald Trump on Capitol Hill in Washington. Photograph: Reuters

Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell sparked outrage among Democrats by laying out rules for US president Donald Trump’s impeachment trial that wo(...)

US president Donald Trump’s legal team argues that the articles of impeachment “do not remotely approach the constitutional threshold for removing a president from office”. Photograph: Leah Millis/Reuters

The impeachment trial of US president Donald Trump begins on Tuesday in Washington, amid a renewed push from the Republican-controlled Senate for the (...)

House sergeant at arms Paul Irving leads the seven impeachment managers to the Senate chamber of the US Capitol. Photograph:  Alex Wong/Getty

It was a historic day in Washington on Thursday as the 100 members of the US Senate were sworn in for the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump.(...)

House of Representatives impeachment managers walk to the Senate chamber on Thursday  to begin the impeachment trial of US president Donald Trump. Photograph: Doug Mills/New York Times

The Senate impeachment trial on whether to remove US president Donald Trump from office formally began on Thursday, as a congressional watchdog found(...)

House speaker Nancy Pelosi announcing the managers for the Senate impeachment trial of US president Donald Trump on Wednesday. Photograph: Joshua Roberts/Reuters

The US House of Representatives voted to send articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to the Senate on Wednesday, paving the way for on(...)

US president Donald Trump on the south lawn of the White House after returning from a rally in Michigan on Thursday. Photograph:  Michael Reynolds/EPA

Donald Trump on Wednesday evening became the third president in US history to be impeached. Here are the next steps: The selection of impeachment man(...)

Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer giving a news conference in Washington on  December 9th. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

The senior US Senate Democrat called on Sunday for the Republican-led chamber to demand testimony from four current and former White House aides in a(...)

‘This programme aligns with our commitment to maintaining our position as a leading investor in safety and innovation in the Irish aviation industry,’ said IAA chief executive Peter Kearney. Photograph: Getty Images

Air travel start-ups supported by a €2 million programme whose backers include safety regulator the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) are close to commer(...)

Justice John Paul Stevens in his chambers at the US supreme court in Washington in  April 2014. Photograph: Doug Mills/The New York Times

John Paul Stevens, whose 35 years on the US supreme court transformed him, improbably, from a Republican antitrust lawyer to the outspoken leader of t(...)

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