Trump impeachment trial

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell abruptly eased his restrictive proposed rules for President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, backing off the condensed two-day schedule to add a third for opening arguments after protests from senators, including Republicans.

Trump impeachment trial to begin in Senate on Tuesday

The U.S. chief justice, seven high-profile Democratic prosecutors, a heavy-hitting legal defense team and 100 senators will all play a critical role in reaching a verdict on the impeachment charges against President Trump, live on national television, in the coming weeks.

Local governments suing state over gun regulations

Florida cities want to pass local gun laws without being punished by the state. Right now, a local official could potentially be fined up to $5,000 and face removal from office for attempting to pass gun regulation laws.

GOP will start impeachment trial and delay witnesses

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday he has the votes to start President Donald Trump's impeachment trial as soon as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi releases the documents, winning support from GOP senators to postpone a decision on calling witnesses.