Democrats and Republicans are speaking out about the verdict and what lies ahead after former President Donald Trump was acquitted on an impeachment charge on Feb. 13.
In a 57-to-43 vote, the U.S. Senate acquitted former President Donald Trump on an impeachment charge of inciting an insurrection last month. This is the second time Trump has been acquitted in an impeachment trial.
Chaos broke out in the nation’s capital Wednesday afternoon when President Donald Trump supporters descended upon and got inside the nation’s Capitol building as lawmakers met in a joint session to count and confirm electoral college votes.
The Catholic bishops of Massachusetts Nov. 17 urged the state Senate to reject a budget amendment that would allow girls as young as 16 to get an abortion with the consent of a guardian or a court. It would remove the current requirement in the law for girls under 18 to get parental consent for an abortion.
The Oct. 12 start of the Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett had two distinct focuses. Democratic senators homed in on concern that Barrett’s confirmation would lead to a vote to potentially overturn the Affordable Care Act when the legislation comes before the nation’s high court in November.
U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation hearing begins Monday, Oct. 12, and a longtime friend and former colleague said the judge is ready for a new round of tough questions.