McConnell remaking Senate in age of Trump, impeachment

WASHINGTON (AP) — Long before Donald Trump’s impeachment landed in the Senate, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell had one piece of advice for the president: Focus on the House. Gin it u...

McConnell’s challenge: Shaping a trial amid Trump’s demands

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump needs Mitch McConnell more than ever. With Trump finally facing his impeachment trial, this promises to be a defining moment for both men, T...

Ahead of impeachment trial, Trump suggests not having it

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says the Senate should simply dismiss the impeachment case against him, an extraordinary suggestion as the House prepares to transmit the charges to the chambe...

Pelosi: Americans want 'fair trial' on Trump impeachment

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Sunday that senators will “pay a price” if they block new witnesses from testifying in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. She said Amer...

Analysis: Pelosi's delay tests public opinion on impeachment

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats know they don't have the votes to convict President Donald Trump when the Senate convenes as the Court of Impeachment. So they are pursuing the case in the court of public ...

Senate impeachment trial in flux amid Mideast crisis

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress opened for the new year Friday with President Donald Trump's impeachment trial deeply in flux and the crisis in the Middle East only adding to the uncert...

The new ‘three amigos’ riding into Trump impeachment inquiry

WASHINGTON (AP) — The “three amigos” used to stand for one thing in Washington — the pack of globe-trotting senators led by John McCain who brought American idealism to the world’s trouble spots. ...

Impeachment hearings go live on TV with first witnesses

WASHINGTON (AP) — The closed doors of the Trump impeachment investigation are swinging wide open. When the gavel strikes at the start of the House hearing Wednesday morning, America ...

Risks for all sides as Trump impeachment hearings swing open

WASHINGTON (AP) — The closed doors of the Trump impeachment investigation are swinging wide open. When the gavel strikes at the start of the House hearing Wednesday morning, America ...

Was Trump call with Ukraine 'perfect'? GOP has many answers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans have no unified argument in the impeachment inquiry of Donald Trump , in large part because they can't agree on how best to defend the president — or for some, if they sh...

McConnell, Trump joined for 2020, despite Kentucky setback

WASHINGTON (AP) — Their man in Kentucky may be losing, but President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell aren't letting Gov. Matt Bevin's election fortunes alter their own pact to ...

'See you at the polls': Trump and Pelosi have it out

WASHINGTON (AP) — He said she's a third-rate politician. She said he's having a meltdown. And with that President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi chalked up the latest ex...

Pelosi call Trump 'potty-mouth' after his remarks on Biden

WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaker Nancy Pelosi says President Donald Trump has become a "potty-mouth," but that's not why House Democrats are pursuing impeachment. In a conference call Frida...

Pelosi has launched an impeachment inquiry. Now what?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Now that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has launched an official impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, what's next? In some ways, the investigations of the Tru...

Pelosi, Trump and impeachment: How the speaker got to 'yes'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mr. President, she told him, "Undo it." With those two words, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi offered Donald Trump one last chance to avoid becoming only the fourth pres...