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FILE - This Nov. 30, 2018, file photo shows Chief Justice of the United States, John G. Roberts, as he sits with fellow Supreme Court justices for a group portrait at the Supreme Court Building in Washington. Roberts will move from the camera-free, relative anonymity of the Supreme Court to the glare of television lights in the Senate to preside over President Donald Trump's impeachment trial. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
Mike Baggerman
January 16, 2020 - 3:00 am
WASHINGTON, D.C. (WBEN) - Next week's historic trial of President Donald Trump will feature a rare look at the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court's role as a trial judge. John Roberts will preside over the historic impeachment trial in the US Senate. "It's a rather unique situation for the Chief...
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Brian Higgins and Chuck Schumer announce the BOUND Act legislation with the Peace Bridge in the background. September 5, 2019 WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Tom Puckett
January 14, 2020 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Senate Republicans signaled they would reject the idea of simply voting to dismiss the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump as the House prepares to send the charges to the chamber for the historic trial. Two members of the area congressional delegation say...
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Tom Puckett
December 20, 2019 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) It's been 21 years since a sitting president has been impeached, but a congressman who served WNY in 1998 says there are significant difference between the Clinton impeachment and the Trump impeachment. Former Democrat Congressman John LaFalce says one big difference is...
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Tom Puckett
December 19, 2019 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The House of Representatives voted Wednesday to impeach President Trump. Political science professors say while this is significant, it was not surprising. "I think once House Speaker Nancy Pelosi decided to move in this direction in September, I think it was somewhat inevitable...
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President Donald Trump
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WBEN Newsroom
December 18, 2019 - 8:41 pm
WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) — President Donald Trump was impeached by the U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday night, becoming only the third American chief executive to be formally charged under the Constitution’s ultimate remedy for high crimes and misdemeanors. Defiant Trump rallies supporters as...
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President Donald Trump
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Tom Puckett
December 18, 2019 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The U.S. House marched toward a historic evening vote to impeach President Donald Trump on Wednesday, with Democratic Speaker Nancy Pelosi insisting Congress must “defend democracy” by evicting him from the White House. Trump would be just the third American president to be...
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President Donald Trump
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WBEN Newsroom
December 17, 2019 - 1:00 pm
WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) — President Donald Trump is angrily objecting to the House of Representatives’ articles of impeachment, accusing Democrats of “perversion of justice and abuse of power” in their effort to remove him from office. In a fiery letter Tuesday to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on the eve...
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House Judiciary Committee
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WBEN Newsroom
December 13, 2019 - 10:35 am
WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) — Impeachment charges against President Donald Trump went to the full House on Friday, following approval by the House Judiciary Committee. The House is expected to take up the two articles of impeachment next week. The abuse of power charge stems from Trump’s July phone call...
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House Judiciary Committee
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WBEN Newsroom
December 09, 2019 - 9:09 am
WASHINGTON(WBEN/AP) — Top House lawyers sparred with lawmakers and each other in an acrimonious hearing Monday over the impeachment case against President Donald Trump as Democrats prepare formal charges. LISTEN LIVE : Complete Uninterrupted House Judiciary Committee Coverage Democrats insisted...
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