McConnell rejects emergency session for impeachment trial

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he will not invoke powers calling senators into emergency session for a Senate impeachment trial -- meaning the earliest it can begin is Jan. 19, the day before Biden's inauguration.

Vindman retiring from Army, lawyer blames Trump

Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, a national security aide who played a central role in President Donald Trump's impeachment case, announced his retirement from the Army on Wednesday in a scathing statement that accused the president of running a “campaign of bullying, intimidation, and retaliation.”

Senate panel backs assessment that Russia interfered in the 2016 election

A bipartisan Senate report released Tuesday affirms the U.S. intelligence community’s conclusions that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election in a far-ranging influence campaign approved by Russian President Vladimir Putin and aimed at helping Donald Trump win the White House.