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Colorado’s senators vote to impeach Donald Trump, but the former president is still acquitted

By Lisa Mascaro, Eric Tucker and Mary Clare Jalonick, The Associated Press WASHINGTON — The Senate on Saturday acquitted Donald Trump of inciting the horrific attack on the U.S. Capitol, concluding a historic impeachment trial that exposed the fragility of America’s democratic traditions and left a divided nation to come to terms with the violence […]

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Here are the six Coloradans arrested in connection with the U.S. Capitol riot

Former President Donald Trump is nearing the end of his second impeachment trial, accused of inciting the deadly Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol.  Six Coloradans were among the dozens arrested and charged in federal court connection with the mob.  “All of these people have been arrested and charged. They are being held accountable […]

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Colorado’s Joe Neguse, other Democratic impeachment managers present chilling video, audio from Capitol riot

By Lisa Mascaro, Eric Tucker, Mary Clare Jalonick and Jill Colvin, The Associated Press WASHINGTON — Prosecutors unveiled chilling new security video in Donald Trump’s impeachment trial Wednesday, showing the mob of rioters breaking into the Capitol, smashing windows and doors and searching menacingly for Vice President Mike Pence and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi as […]

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Silverman: The truth about Trump’s insurrection will emerge in a courtroom

Big Lies get destroyed in honest American courtrooms. Attorneys, judges and juries safeguard our rule of law, the key to America’s prosperity.  American courts stand up to criminals daily. Mob law is rejected. We have fair trials with established procedures, rules and only relevant evidence. Our judicial system’s goal is finding truth and imposing accountability.       […]

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Littwin: Trump may soon be gone, but an impeachment trial will ensure his misdeeds won’t be forgotten

If you’re wondering why the Senate must hold an impeachment trial of Donald Trump even after he’s no longer president, even if it’s unlikely that the required 17 or so Republicans will ever vote to convict, even if the trial would impede Joe Biden’s first days in office, you don’t have to look far for […]

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Colorado’s House delegation splits along party lines as Donald Trump is impeached for a second time

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has become the first American president to be impeached twice, facing a strong bipartisan rebuke from the House exactly one week after a violent mob of his supporters invaded the U.S. Capitol. The House voted 232-197 to impeach Trump, with 10 Republicans joining with Democrats to charge him with incitement […]

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Colorado’s Joe Neguse, Diana DeGette named impeachment managers as House races to oust Donald Trump

By Lisa Mascaro, Zeke Miller and Mary Clare Jalonick, The Associated Press WASHINGTON — The U.S. House rushed ahead Tuesday toward impeaching President Donald Trump for the deadly Capitol attack, taking time only to try to persuade his vice president to push him out first. Trump showed no remorse, blaming impeachment itself for the “tremendous […]

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Littwin: The House is planning for a second impeachment. How many Senate Republicans will answer the call?

With less than two weeks before the end of our long national nightmare, when Donald Trump will finally be evicted from the White House, the questions now should be not only about Trump’s fate but also about the fate of Trumpism.  Trump may be dangerous — in fact, Nancy Pelosi has asked Gen. Mark Milley, […]

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Colorado’s Michael Bennet, Cory Gardner split as U.S. Senate rejects witnesses in Trump impeachment trial

By Lisa Mascaro, Eric Tucker and Zeke Miller, The Associated Press WASHINGTON — Colorado’s Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner were split as the U.S. Senate rejected the idea of summoning witnesses for President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial late Friday, all but ensuring his acquittal. But senators considered pushing off final voting on his fate to […]