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Barna: Elimination of lawmakers' special pensions on agenda of Joint Standing Bureaus on Tuesday

The abolition of the lawmakers' special pensions will be on the agenda of the Joint Standing Bureaus of the Senate and the Chamber of Deputies on Tuesday, most likely to enter the plenary session on Wednesday, Deputy Prime Minister Dan Barna announced.

US Senate Acquits Donald Trump in Second Impeachment Trial

Former US President Donald Trump was acquitted by the Senate in his second impeachment trial. Fifty-seven senators voted to uphold the impeachment article submitted by the House, which accused the ex-president of inciting an insurrection in Washington on January 6, 2021, however, 67 votes were required for a conviction, Russian Vedomosti newspaper writes.

Trump acquitted, denounced in historic impeachment trial

Donald Trump was acquitted on Feb. 13 of inciting the horrific attack on the U.S. Capitol, concluding a historic impeachment trial that spared him the first-ever conviction of a current or former U.S. president but exposed the fragility of America's democratic traditions and left a divided nation to come to terms with the violence sparked by his defeated presidency.

Convict Trump or face dire democracy damage, prosecutors say

Dire harm from Donald Trump's false and violent incitements will vex American democracy long into the future unless the Senate convicts him of impeachment and bars him from future office, House prosecutors insisted on Feb. 11 as they concluded two days of emotional arguments in his historic trial.

In chilling video, Democrats focus Trump trial on mob's threat to his fellow Republicans

House Democrats prosecuting Donald Trump's impeachment trial for inciting the deadly siege of the Capitol played chilling security video on Feb. 10 showing members of the pro-Trump mob searching the building for his vice president, chanting: "Hang Mike Pence!"

Head of European Affairs Committee participates in meeting "Building a European Health Union"

The head of Senate's Committee on European Affairs, Angel Tilvar, says Romania is still "at the bottom of the European rankings" in terms of the percentage of GDP allocated to health or patients' access to innovative medicines. "Our country is still at the bottom of the European rankings in terms of the percentage of GDP allocated to health or patients' access to innovative medicines.

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