Impeachment’s Over. Bring On the Criminal Investigations.

After Mitch McConnell’s cynical speech, Republicans can’t complain.

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Trump’s Lawyers Deny He Incited Capitol Mob, Saying It’s Democrats Who Spur Violence

The former president’s legal team rested its case without using even a quarter of the 16 hours allotted to it.

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What to Watch For in the Impeachment Trial on Friday

Lawyers representing former President Donald J. Trump will state their case on Friday. A final vote could follow as early as Saturday.

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House Managers Rest Their Case Against Trump, but Most Republicans Are Not Swayed

Their warning that the ex-president remains a danger to democracy and could foment still more violence if not barred from running for office again does not convince his fellow Republicans.

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Jamie Raskin and A.O.C. Reveal That Politicians Are Real People

Sometimes, they get emotional.

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Impeachment Trial Day 3 Guide: Start Time, Streaming and More

The Democratic House impeachment managers will conclude their case, confronting Donald J. Trump’s lawyers with reams of evidence.

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Graphic Capitol Riot Video Reveals A True American Horror Story

Using never-before-seen footage from Jan. 6, the House impeachment managers wove video from the Capitol into a narrative of terror.

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Graphic Video at Impeachment Trial Shows Riot and Trump’s Comments

Running more than 13 minutes, it showed the Capitol riot in searing detail: a police officer screaming in pain; lawmakers taking cover in the House chamber. It also showed Mr. Trump telling his supporters: “Go home. We love you. You’re very special.”

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‘Dad, I Don’t Want to Come Back to the Capitol’: Raskin Speaks of the Horror of Jan. 6

Representative Jamie Raskin, the Maryland Democrat who is the lead prosecutor in the second impeachment trial of Donald J. Trump, choked back tears in his presentation on Tuesday.

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5 Takeaways From Day One of Trump’s Second Impeachment Trial

Before senators could get started on the charge against former President Donald J. Trump, they spent a day debating whether they had the right to try a former president in the first place.

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Impeachment Case Against Trump Aims to Marshal Outrage of Capitol Attack

Armed with lessons from the last impeachment trial of Donald J. Trump, prosecutors plan a shorter, video-heavy presentation to confront Republicans with the fury they felt around the Capitol riot.

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Trump Refuses Surprise Call to Testify in His Impeachment Trial

The former president’s lawyers wasted little time in swatting away the invitation to testify, saying the trial was “unconstitutional” and the request to testify a “public relations stunt.”

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Who is on the Prosecution Team in Trump’s Impeachment Trial?

The nine House members who will serve as the prosecution team in the Senate trial include notable players from Trump’s first impeachment.

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Who Are House Managers in Trump’s Impeachment Trial

The nine House members who will serve as the prosecution team in the Senate trial include notable players from Trump’s first impeachment.

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Has Trump’s Reckoning Come Too Late?

Finally the world agrees that Trump is exactly the man his fiercest critics said he was. But has the reckoning come too late?

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Looking Ahead to Trump’s Trial in the Senate

Readers discuss when to hold the trial and whether to have witnesses, and praise two members of Congress for showing courage by voting to impeach and working amid grief.

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Jamie Raskin Leads the Push to Impeach Trump

Representative Jamie Raskin, Democrat of Maryland, lost his 25-year-old son to suicide on New Year’s Eve. Then he survived the mob attack on the Capitol. Now, he leads the impeachment effort.

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