What you need to know about the latest news surrounding the impeachment trial of US President Donald Trump
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Latest articles about the impeachment investigation The trial is being led by a federal grand jury charged with the task of investigating the president for obstruction of justice and violating the emoluments clause of the US Constitution.
Trump has denied wrongdoing, saying he only fired former FBI director James Comey for not following up on criminal investigations into his campaign associates and Russia.
A special counsel appointed to investigate the case has been tasked with finding out who has committed the crimes alleged by the grand jury and determining whether there are grounds to remove the president from office.
The special counsel is looking into whether Trump obstructed justice in the investigation of former national security adviser Michael Flynn, who resigned over his contacts with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak.
The House of Representatives voted on Monday to impeach Trump over his handling of the Russia investigation, and a Senate vote is expected this week.
The president has denied the allegations.
Trump said he did not have knowledge of Flynn’s conversations with Kislyak and said he had nothing to do with his firing.
He said he was fired because he had done nothing wrong.
The United States Senate on Monday voted to impece the president over his firing of FBI Director James Comey.
He says he did nothing wrong The special prosecutor is looking at whether Trump’s actions during the investigation led to the firing of Comey.
The vote was 217-205, with Democrats voting in favour.
The Senate on Tuesday will vote on a second resolution of impeachment, and the House will vote to convict Trump over a separate investigation into his finances.
Latest articles about the impeachment investigation The trial is being led by a federal grand jury charged with the task…