The House of Representatives officially passed an article of impeachment to the Senate on Monday, Feb. 1. The Senate will begin the trial after allowing two weeks for President Biden’s cabinet hearings.
In an unprecedented moment in American history, thousands of Trump supporters descended upon the Capitol building in Washington D.C. today. The rioters breached security to reach the floor of Congress, disrupting today’s certification of electoral college votes.
For a moment, on his flight aboard Air Force One from Puerto Rico to Washington D.C., President Trump’s focus wasn’t on rebuilding after Hurricane Maria — it was on blocking a student from The College of New Jersey on Twitter.
In the days and weeks leading up to what has become one of the most contentious presidential races in modern American history, a wide variety of different polls showed, both nationally and at the state levels, Joe Biden with a tangible lead over the incumbent President Trump. Even after pollsters accounted for the potential errors that lead to their miscalculation in 2016, many Democrats were under the impression that Nov. 3 could very well have marked a historic, landslide victory for Biden. As the last 24 hours have shown us, this optimistic hope was not the case.
Donald Trump’s historic Dec. 18 impeachment has moved to the Senate chambers. The official trial, which began on Jan. 21, began with a fierce debate over the rules that would govern the trial, according to the Washington Post.
President Donald Trump is a controversial figure — his name invokes a range of powerful emotions in different people, from anger to joy. What is not as well known is how exactly Trump came to be the man we know today.