Politics of the United States

Police uncover 'possible plot' by militia to breach Capitol

Capitol Police say they have uncovered intelligence of a "possible plot" by a militia group to breach the U.S. Capitol on March 4, nearly two months after a mob of supporters of then-President Donald Trump stormed the iconic building to try to stop Congress from certifying now-President Joe Biden's victory.

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.

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.

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