In articles of impeachment introduced on Monday, Trump is formally charged with “incitement of insurrection,” and accused of “inciting violence against the Government of the United States.” A floor debate is due to convene this morning (Wednesday, January 13), followed by a vote. The move has support from House Democrats as well as a handful of Republicans, and would mark the first time in history that a U.S. president has been impeached twice. … [Read more...] about How to watch the Trump impeachment vote on CNN, PBS, and elsewhere live without cable
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Thursday January 14, 2021 5:00am BREAKING NEWS: STAN J. CATERBONE Case File – THE CAPITOL RIOTS – LNP – Front Page Headline IMPEACHED AGAIN Including  Part Video Series Thursday January 14, 2021https://t.co/Ya3sCPww23 pic.twitter.com/XxMhYjT4lO … [Read more...] about How newspapers across the country reacted to Trump’s historic second impeachment
So if convicted, Trump can never be president again? The Senate would need to convict him with a two-thirds majority vote, and follow that with a 50% majority vote to prevent him from holding future office. This is attractive to the many Republican senators who want to run for president themselves in 2024, and don’t want to face Trump. According to the New York Times, it is also attractive to none other than Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who is said to want Trump the hell out of the Republican party. (In a letter to his party this week, McConnell clarified that he has “not made a final decision” on how he will vote, and will do so at the trial.) … [Read more...] about Smart talking points: What happens next with President Trump’s impeachment?
Read more: How Wikipedia’s volunteers became the web’s best weapon against misinformation Like us, future historians will study the article to learn about what happened on January 6. And, as Slate‘s Stephen Harrison and others have previously pointed out, if they look at the behind-the-scenes debates over language, at these first (and second and third) drafts of history, they could also see how we processed the event in real time. The article’s Talk pages and edit histories could reveal things, says Keegan, “that are easily lost in historical accounts that pick up threads with the benefit of hindsight.” … [Read more...] about As a mob attacked the Capitol, Wikipedia struggled to find the right words