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Rep. Debbie Lesko, R-Peoria, like many Republicans in the House, criticized the timing of the impeachment, noting that President Donald Trump will have left office before the Senate can take up the issue. But Democrats – and some Republicans – said Trump’s part in an assault on the Capitol demanded action.

No Arizona lawmakers broke party ranks as the House impeached President Donald Trump on a mostly party-line vote, just one week after a deadly mob attack on the Capitol that critics said was incited by the president. Read more»

The U.S. House voted Wednesday to impeach President Donald Trump for a second time, charging him with inciting violent rioters last week who rampaged through the U.S. Capitol, temporarily derailing the tally of presidential votes and leading to at least five deaths. Read more»

President Donald Trump, with Vice President Mike Pence, left, at a 2017 Environmental Protection Agency event with then-Administrator Scott Pruitt. Pence told lawmakers Tuesday that he would not invoke the 25th Amendment to remove Trump with just days left in their administration – setting up a likely House vote to impeach Trump a second time in two years.

The 223-205 House vote came a week after Trump supporters stormed the Capitol in a deadly attack that critics say the president incited, and just one week before Trump is scheduled to leave office and be replaced by President-elect Joe Biden. Read more»

All five of Arizona's Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives are among the 214 who have signed on to a measure to impeach President Donald Trump that was introduced Monday, charging him with inciting the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol last week. Read more»

Illustration/M.CoxonSmith|Original photo/Gage Skidmore

Heading off a potential attempt at a self-pardon by President Donald Trump is among the many factors behind the Democrat's resolution to impeach the president less than two weeks before the end of his term. Read more»

"I am supporting an immediate removal of the President by the 25th Amendment or impeachment based on his direct role in conspiring to overturn the election and inciting yesterday's violent events." — Rep. Raul Grijalva Read more»

"Whether it is invoking the 25th amendment, or beginning impeachment proceedings again, I fully support removing Trump from the White House. He is a threat to our democracy and to Americans at large." — Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick Read more»

Vandalism at U.S. Rep. Gifford’s office in March 2010.

We have seen the word “unprecedented” used many times to describe recent events. Given yesterday’s acts of violence at the Capitol and tomorrow’s 10-year anniversary of the attempted assassination of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, I would encourage all Arizonans to take a long view to understand the context. Read more»

The Democrat-controlled House impeached President Donald Trump in December on a largely party-line vote, but acquittal in the Republican-controlled Senate was long expected, also on a partisan vote.

Arizona’s senators fell in line with their respective parties Wednesday as the Senate voted to acquit President Trump on two articles of impeachment that could have forced his removal from office. Read more»

"Today, I vote to approve both articles, as my highest duty, and my greatest love, is to our nation's Constitution." — U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema Read more» 1

President Donald Trump, shown here at the 2019 State of the Union address, has promised a 'very, very positive' address Tuesday night. But some analysts wonder how positive it can be coming a day before the Senate is to vote on his impeachment.

President Donald Trump said this weekend that Tuesday’s State of the Union Address will have a “very, very positive message.” Political experts say they’ll believe it when they see it. Read more»

McSally and Sinema during a 2018 debate.

Sen. Kyrsten Sinema broke her silence Friday, voting with other Democrats in a failed attempt to call more witnesses in President Trump's impeachment trial, which now heads into its final stages. Read more»

When senators return to their roles as jurors Wednesday in the impeachment trial of President Trump, they will get to do something jurors in a normal trial never get to do – question the attorneys. Read more»

Rep. Debbie Lesko, R-Peoria, in an October photo after House Republicans stormed a secure hearing room to protest the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. That outspoken support of Trump earned Lesko a role this week as one of eight House members tapped to defend the president.

Testimony in the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump began Tuesday, with at least two Arizonans looking on in unofficial capacities as senators engaged in an all-day debate of procedure. Read more»

Arizona lawmakers voted on a straight party-line vote Wednesday to forward two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to the Senate for trial, with the 228-193 vote as predictable as the arguments for and against it. Read more» 1

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