• FILE: Former US President Donald Trump. Picture: AFP

    After Trump acquittal, Republicans see 'battle for soul of party'

    Despite Trump's acquittal, Democrats insisted Sunday they had achieved a moral and political victory by securing some Republican votes in the Senate trial while permanently tarring Trump's name and clearing the way for President Joe Biden to quickly advance his agenda.

  • FILE: Former US President Donald Trump, who has been secluded in his Florida club since leaving office on 20 January, welcomed the verdict. Picture: AFP

    Trump acquitted, again, by US Senate

    The five-day trial saw Democratic prosecutors argue -- bolstered by dramatic video of the 6 January riot -- that Trump betrayed his oath by whipping up his supporters into storming Congress in a last-ditch attempt to cling to power.

  • FILE: Former US President Donald Trump boards Air Force One before departing Harlingen, Texas on 12 January 2021. Picture: AFP

    House rests Trump impeachment case, defence begins Friday

    The House impeachment managers rested their case after two days of arguments that included Trump's own words and hours of graphic video from the assault on the Capitol by Trump supporters who were seeking to halt certification of Democrat Joe Biden's election victory.