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The House of Representatives voted 232-197 to impeach President Donald Trump for “incitement of insurrection” on Wednesday after a mob of his supporters, incited by his false claims of election fraud, violently breached the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, resulting in several deaths.

House impeaches Trump for second time, Senate impeachment trial set to take place after inauguration

by Lucy Ge, Winged Post News Editor January 13, 2021

The House of Representatives voted 232-197 to impeach President Donald Trump for “incitement of insurrection” on Wednesday after a mob of his supporters, incited by his false claims of election fraud,...

 Congress officially certified the electoral votes of the 2020 presidential election in a joint session early today morning, ratifying Biden’s victory after pro-Trump rioters breached the U.S. Capitol yesterday in an unprecedented rampage of violence and destruction.

Trump acknowledges Biden’s electoral victory after violent, pro-Trump riots erupt at U.S. Capitol

by Varsha Rammohan and Anna Vazhaeparambil January 7, 2021

President Trump condemned yesterday’s riots and announced his new focus on “ensuring a smooth, orderly and seamless transition of power” to the Biden-Harris administration in a video statement released...

President Donald J. Trump addresses the crowd at Target Center in Minneapolis, MN, for his 2020 presidential campaign rally on Oct. 10, 2019. Trump's Senate impeachment trial began today.

Daily updates: Senate prepares for final vote on articles of impeachment

by Kathy Fang, Arushi Saxena, and Varsha Rammohan February 5, 2020

As the Senate proceeds with the historic impeachment trial of President Donald J. Trump, this article will be updated with the latest news. Check Harker Aquila for more updates. Feb. 5 President...

Longworth 1100 in the Longworth House Office Building, where testimonies for the impeachment inquiry were held.

President Donald Trump becomes third president impeached by House

by Kathy Fang and Eric Fang December 18, 2019

The U.S. House of Representatives approved two articles of impeachment today against President Donald Trump this evening, marking the third time in American history that a president has been impeached. After...

Members of the press and the Capitol stand outside the Longworth Office Building on Capitol Hill, where impeachment testimonies were held over the past month. After a monthslong process, the House is expected to vote on two articles of impeachment tomorrow.

Harker Aquila’s guide to tomorrow’s House vote on articles of impeachment

by Kathy Fang, Editor-in-Chief December 18, 2019

The U.S. House of Representatives will be voting on impeachment tomorrow in the culmination of a historic series of investigations, trials and testimonies.  Tomorrow, a full House of 233 Democratic,...

Moments in Washington

Moments in Washington

WASHINGTON, D.C. - As our reporters explored Washington, D.C., we collected memories and experiences from various places around the city. Here are some of the moments that our reporters found around the...

Hunger strikers gather in the Longworth office of Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) in the Capitol on Wednesday. 
The strikers had been in Pelosi's office for three days as a part of the global environmental movement Extinction Rebellion.

“For the change in humanity”: Members from global environment movement participate in hunger strike

by Sara Yen and Saloni Shah November 23, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Wednesday afternoon, several upper school students gathered in front of Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s office, hoping to speak to her. One student knocked on the dark lacquered...

The San Francisco City Hall lit up in the colors of the American flag. Government workers across multiple federal agencies are without pay due to a government shutdown that has lasted 22 days.

Longest government shutdown in history ends as Trump reaches temporary deal

by Kathy Fang and Arushi Saxena January 26, 2019

Thirty-five days into the longest government shutdown in history, President Donald Trump reached a deal to reopen the federal government until Feb. 15. The deal came amidst tensions between Republicans...

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