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.
Among the fairly unknown team from South Carolina is Butch Bowers, who represents public officials in ethics cases. A first for him, he has to defend the former president in a trial unlike any other.
NPR's Scott Simon reflects on the upcoming presidential inauguration of Joe Biden in the wake of last week's deadly assault on the U.S. Capitol.
In the latest NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll, 58% say Trump is responsible for the riot at the Capitol, but most Republicans don't — and most of them don't accept the accuracy of the election either.
It was the most members of a president's party to vote for his impeachment in history. Many Republicans faced safety threats ahead of the vote, but Trump had gone too far for this group.
Several GOP members, including the No. 3 House Republican, have said they will vote for impeachment. Elissa Slotkin, a Democrat from a Trump-voting district, sees several more Republicans joining.
Twitter has suspended more than 70,000 accounts spreading the QAnon conspiracy theory since Friday. Facebook is removing content with the phrase "stop the steal."
President Trump denied culpability for the violence and expressed no regret for comments made last week that many have criticized as being a catalyst for mob violence at the U.S. Capitol.
Violent acts of insurrection like the U.S. Capitol mob have been incubating in the western U.S. for years, where self-described "patriots" have led armed uprisings, often with few legal consequences.
The insurrection at the Capitol was just the latest chapter in America's ongoing battle over race, writes NPR host Sam Sanders. "Once you see it as such," he says, "it all makes a lot more sense."
The two options for removing a president are the 25th Amendment and impeachment. With the 25th unlikely to be invoked, Democrats appear to be moving toward another Trump impeachment.
Numerous petitions have sought to rescind the Lehigh honor for Trump. One earlier effort garnered nearly 80,000 signatures, saying the president falls short of the university's values.
In an interview with NPR, the senator called the president's conduct a "flagrant dereliction of his duty." He also criticized Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley for his challenge to the election's results.
A mob of Trump supporters breached the Capitol building, persuaded by the president's false claim of a stolen election. Even so, some recognize the campaign to overturn the results is doomed.
Sen. Kelly Loeffler, R-Ga., said she could no longer object to the results "in good conscience," following the violence at the U.S. Capitol.