Trump's trial begins at the start of an election year

The U.S. Senate opened the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump with quiet ceremony Thursday — senators standing at their desks to swear an oath of “impartial justice” as jurors, House prosecutors formally reciting the charges and Chief Justice John Roberts presiding.

House leaders march Trump impeachment articles to the Senate

In a dramatic procession across the U.S. Capitol, Democratic House leaders marched the formal articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to the Senate late Wednesday, setting the stage for only the third trial to remove a president in American history.

Trump declares an Iranian’s general’s ‘reign of terror’ over

President Donald Trump declared Friday that a “reign of terror is over” as he marked the death of an Iranian general killed in a U.S. strike and as the Pentagon scrambled to reinforce the American military presence in the Middle East in preparation for reprisals.

Trump deploys more troops to Mideast after embassy attack

The 750 soldiers deploying immediately were in addition to 14,000 U.S. troops who had deployed to the Gulf region since May in response to concerns about Iranian aggression, including its alleged sabotage of commercial shipping in the Persian Gulf.

House impeaches President Trump, what happens next?

After a historic vote by U.S. House of Representative members to impeach President Trump, making him the third president in history to be charged with committing high crimes and misdemeanors, there's confusion around what happens next.