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Republican Sen. Richard Burr of North Carolina is stepping aside as chairman of the influential Senate Intelligence Committee while he’s under investigation for stock trades he made ahead of the market downturn sparked by the coronavirus pandemic.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer announced Tuesday that congressional Democrats and the Trump administration have reached a deal for an interim relief package to mitigate the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic.
The Senate passed a $2 trillion coronavirus relief package late Wednesday night. The vote was 96 - 0.
The Senate on Monday failed for the second time to clear a key procedural hurdle to advance a massive legislative package designed to provide economic relief to American workers and industries battered by the coronavirus outbreak, as tensions boiled over among senators who vocalized their frustrations with one another over negotiations.
Restless Senators are getting their first chance to pose questions to House managers and President Trump's legal team as the impeachment trial enters a new stage.
House impeachment managers accused President Trump of trying to "cheat" in the 2020 election as they made their case for his removal from office on the second day of the Senate trial.
The first day of President Trump's impeachment trial in the Senate is officially underway, marking just the third time a president has faced removal from office in U.S. history.
The Senate formally accepted the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump shortly after noon on Thursday, officially triggering only the third trial of a president in U.S. history.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has revealed the impeachment managers for President Trump's upcoming Senate trial, naming the members who will prosecute the case against the president on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.