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WASHINGTON – As former President Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial gets underway, Illinois Republican Congressman Adam Kinzinger is leading a lonely crusade within his own party to seek a conviction. Kinzinger, of Channahon, said he has talked with a few U.S. senators to encourage them to convict Trump. Kinzinger was one of 10 House Republicans who voted […]
Updated at 6:58 p.m. ET WASHINGTON – Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said the sole article of impeachment for incitement to insurrection against former President Donald Trump will be delivered to the Senate on Monday and a trial against the Republican will begin the week of Feb. 8. “The Senate will conduct a trial on […]
The Senate impeachment trial moves into a new phase on Wednesday, as senators present questions to Chief Justice John Roberts to be read before the House impeachment managers and President Trump’s legal team.
Supreme Court: Domestic Violence Survivor Can Own A Gun SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Supreme Court says a woman once convicted of domestic violence is entitled to own a gun. At issue is a federal law meant to keep guns away from people convicted of domestic violence. The Illinois State Police used that to justify denying […]
Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) is among the Democrats pressing for witness testimony at President Trump’s impeachment trial. At a weekend news conference, Duckworth cited the time she’d been a jury foreman, and said being able to see witnesses and documents was key to the process. To underscore the point, she held up a book she […]
Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., cast the implications of the impeachment trial into historic terms for the power of Congress and the standing of the United States on the world stage.
The Senate majority leader is planning for each side in the impeachment trial to have 24 hours to present their case, spread over two days. Democrats object to that idea.