Explainer: Who is Roger Stone and why does he face prison?

(Reuters) – A federal judge on Thursday is scheduled to sentence Roger Stone, a long-time adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump, in a criminal case that has roiled the... Read more »

Explainer: Why will Republicans vote to acquit Trump in his impeachment trial?

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Republican-led U.S. Senate is expected to acquit President Donald Trump on Wednesday at the end of his impeachment trial on charges that he abused his... Read more »

Explainer: How the path to the Democratic presidential nomination is different in 2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Democratic Party will officially nominate a 2020 presidential candidate at its convention in July, a process that begins on Monday with the Iowa caucuses and... Read more »

Explainer: Why the fight over witnesses looms large in Trump’s trial

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The impeachment trial of U.S. President Donald Trump is nearing a pivotal vote on whether to hear from witnesses requested by Senate Democrats arguing for his... Read more »

Explainer: What to expect at Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial

(Reuters) – Opening statements begin on Wednesday in the rape trial in New York of Harvey Weinstein, once one of Hollywood’s most powerful producers. He has pleaded not guilty... Read more »

Explainer: What is McConnell’s proposed impeachment trial format?

(Reuters) – U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said he has enough support from his fellow Republicans to begin the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump even though... Read more »

Explainer: What to expect at Harvey Weinstein’s New York rape trial

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Jury selection begins on Tuesday in the rape trial in New York of Harvey Weinstein, once one of Hollywood’s most powerful producers. He has pleaded... Read more »

Explainer: How impeachment works and why Trump is unlikely to be removed

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate is due to hold a trial to consider whether President Donald Trump should be removed from office, after the House of Representatives voted... Read more »

Explainer: The case for Trump’s impeachment – and the case against it

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Democratic-controlled U.S. House of Representatives voted on Dec. 19 to formally charge President Donald Trump, a Republican, with “high crimes and misdemeanors,” making him only... Read more »

Explainer: How Trump’s impeachment trial would differ from a criminal one

(Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Dec. 19 became the third U.S. president to be impeached when the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives voted to charge him with abuse... Read more »