Today President Trump has become the first president to be impeached twice, after a majority ruling in the House. While this historic impeachment does not remove him from office, it is the first step leading to the Senate trial which will grant Congress the opportunity to bar him from ever holding public office again, as well as potentially removing his post-presidency pension benefits and secret service protection.
A long-divided country and government met its breaking point on Jan. 6th — a date that will be remembered as one of the darkest days in United States history. Yet out of the ashes of insurrection is a more unified American government that has the clear intent to preserve the Constitution.
Joe Biden had a historic win on Nov. 7. He defeated incumbent President Donald Trump to become the 46th president of the United States. After a hard-fought campaign by both parties and about a week of initial vote counting, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris were elected to office in an election held in a trying time in American history.
The Student Government Election Readiness Task Force hosted the “Where do we go from here: Politics and the Next Generation” discussion on Wednesday, Oct 28. Moderated by Dr. Alex Garlick, professor of political science, this event featured live dialogue between representatives from the College Democrats and the College Republicans student organizations.
The finale of what has been described by many as the most consequential presidential election in modern history is quickly approaching, and with it, a clear-cut political divide pitting friend against friend, student against student and American against American.
Going into Super Tuesday, Joe Biden’s campaign was struggling. But the night before, candidates Amy Klobuchar and Pete Buttigieg both dropped out of the race, simultaneously endorsing Biden for president less than 24 hours before the votes came in, according to CNN.