White House slams ‘baseless’ House GOP impeachment inquiry as ‘political stunt’

BY: - September 13, 2023

WASHINGTON — The White House is lambasting the House GOP’s decision to open an impeachment inquiry into unproven allegations that President Joe Biden profited from his son’s international business scheme during his time as vice president in the Obama administration. Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy announced Tuesday that he directed several of the chamber’s […]

Pa. Senate votes to postpone Krasner impeachment trial indefinitely

BY: - January 11, 2023

Only two officials in Pennsylvania have faced removal from office through the impeachment process. The most recent occurred in 1994.

After suing to stop impeachment trial, Philly DA vows ‘not to be silent’ if proceedings continue

BY: - December 5, 2022

District Attorney Larry Krasner, a Democrat who easily won re-election last year, asked Commonwealth Court on Friday to stop the Republican-backed process that could remove him from office after Republicans launched an investigation into him earlier this year.

Pennsylvania Capitol Building. May 24, 2022. Harrisburg, Pa. (Photo by Amanda Berg, for the Capital-Star).

Pa. House presents impeachment articles to Senate; trial could begin in January

BY: - November 30, 2022

The impeachment trial is slated to begin on Jan. 18, 2023.

Pa. Senate approves rules for impeachment trial, invites House to present articles against Krasner

BY: - November 29, 2022

Beginning its constitutional role in the impeachment process against Philadelphia’s top prosecutor on Tuesday, the Pennsylvania Senate approved two resolutions setting rules for the rare and lengthy process and formally inviting the House of Representatives to deliver the articles to the upper chamber.

Pennsylvania Capitol Building. May 24, 2022. Harrisburg, Pa. (Photo by Amanda Berg, for the Capital-Star).

Pa. Senate set to begin constitutional role in Krasner impeachment

BY: - November 29, 2022

Removal from office requires a two-thirds majority vote in the Senate, so some Democrats would have to support the measure as the 50-seat chamber becomes a 28-22 majority in January.

Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner takes questions from reporters after a press conference in Harrisburg on Friday, 10/21/22. (Capital-Star photo by Marley Parish)

Philadelphia DA condemns House committee investigation, expects impeachment before election

BY: and - October 21, 2022

Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner still showed up at the Pennsylvania State Capitol on Friday morning, condemning the select committee’s investigation and telling reporters that he expects the impeachment process could begin as early as next week.

MontCo’s Bruce Castor who declined to prosecute Bill Cosby, to represent Trump at impeachment trial

BY: - January 31, 2021

The announcement that Schoen and Castor would be leading Trump's defense came hours after reports that the former president's defense team had quit just a week before the trial was set to begin

U.S. House votes to impeach Trump over Capitol insurrection ; What Pa. lawmakers said

BY: and - January 13, 2021

Trump is the only president in U.S. history to be impeached twice. A Senate trial awaits.

How Trump could quickly be removed from office using the 25th Amendment

BY: - January 8, 2021

A rapidly rising number of federal lawmakers are calling for President Donald Trump to be removed from office, either through a process outlined in the 25th Amendment or through impeachment.


America’s last statesman? Why Mitt Romney’s impeachment speech matters | John L. Micek

BY: - February 6, 2020

(*This column has been updated to correct U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney’s vote on the impeachment articles) When future historians look for the last, documented instance of Republican political courage in the Trump imperium, they’ll look to one man, U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney. In one extraordinary speech on the floor of the United States Senate on […]

U.S. House Dems make their final pitch for ousting Trump: ‘He will do it again’ 

BY: - February 3, 2020

U.S. House Democrats on Monday made their closing arguments for removing President Donald Trump from office, insisting that leaving him in the White House guarantees he’ll cheat in the 2020 presidential election.