Paxton, who has been suspended, faced 16 articles of impeachment tied to allegations that he abused his office to protect a political donor. The Senate vote reinstates Paxton as attorney general.
In the recorded conversation House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy said he didn't believe Donald Trump would voluntarily step down.
Seven Republicans crossed the aisle top vote for former President Trump's conviction, but the party's leaders in Congress continued a pattern of criticism without consequences.
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with House Impeachment Manager Stacey Plaskett, congresswoman from the U.S. Virgin Islands, about Saturday's last-second maneuvers and the former president's acquittal.
Now that new details have emerged regarding a call between the then-president and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, more lawmakers are supporting the calling of witnesses.
On Georgia Today, GPB political reporter Stephen Fowler discusses Georgia's role in former President Trump’s second impeachment trial, and whether there could be criminal charges tied to Trump’s interference in the presidential election.
Attorneys David Schoen and Bruce Castor Jr. will help defend the former president in next week's trial before the Senate on one article of impeachment, "incitement of insurrection."
Some Republicans are arguing that former President Donald Trump should not face a Senate impeachment trial because he's a private citizen. That was argued before — and rejected narrowly — in 1876.
The Maine independent calls the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol "one of the most egregious assaults on American democracy." On Monday, the House delivered an article of impeachment to the Senate.
Prominent Republicans continued to criticize the idea of trying an out-of-office president, while some Democrats worried about hampering President Biden's agenda.