Trump trial

Trump impeachment set in motion

US House of Representatives clerk Cheryl Johnson holding the article of impeachment against former President Donald Trump in the US Capitol on Jan 25, 2021.
US House of Representatives clerk Cheryl Johnson holding the article of impeachment against former President Donald Trump in the US Capitol on Jan 25, 2021. PHOTO: REUTERS

The US House of Representatives has sent an article of impeachment against former president Donald Trump to the Senate for trial.

House impeachment managers crossed the Capitol on Monday to cite Mr Trump for "incitement of insurrection".

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 27, 2021, with the headline 'Impeachment set in motion'. Subscribe