Thus, second initiative of the Democrats for Trump's impeachment failed. There were 57 senators in favor of recalling Trump, while 43 voted against. The 57-43 vote in the Senate, however, fell short of the two-thirds majority needed to convict.
Donald Trump's impeachment lawyers accused Democrats of waging a campaign of "hatred" against the former president as they sped through their defense of his actions and fiery words before the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, hurtling the Senate toward a final vote in his historic trial.
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.
Opening arguments will begin in Donald Trump's impeachment trial after an emotional first day ended with the Senate voting to hear the case for convicting the former president of inciting the riot at the U.S. Capitol even though he is no longer in office.
Donald Trump's historic second impeachment trial will launch this week with a debate and a vote on whether it's even constitutional to prosecute the former president over the deadly Capitol siege now that he's no longer in office.
President Biden on Tuesday signed three executive orders on immigration, including one to create a task force to reunify migrants separated under the Trump administration -- part of a sweeping push by Biden to roll back his predecessor's immigration policies.
Most Americans and much of the rest of the world have heaved a sigh of relief with the departure of Donald Trump after a presidency that did serious harm to the United States' international image and credibility, perhaps even irreparably.
More than 100 million COVID-19 cases have now been recorded worldwide, according to an AFP tally on Jan. 26, as newly-inaugurated President Joe Biden pledged to ramp up the United States's struggling vaccine program.