Congressional Democrats have begun a push to force US President Donald Trump from office, introducing an article of impeachment that accuses him of inciting insurrection.
Democrats in the US Congress will try to remove President Donald Trump from office this week, either by pressuring Vice President Mike Pence or in a historic second impeachment attempt.
A second Republican US senator has called for President Donald Trump to resign, saying he could face criminal liability after the deadly storming of the US Capitol by his supporters.
New Zealander Chris Liddell has decided to stay on at the White House to ensure the transition to President-elect Joe Biden's administration proceeds smoothly.
President Donald Trump has conceded that Joe Biden will be the next US president, a day after his supporters stormed the US Capitol as Congress was certifying Biden's victory.
Police have now confirmed that an officer died of injuries sustained during unrest at the US Capitol yesterday.
Facebook says it will block US President Donald Trump's accounts for at least the next two weeks until the presidential transition is completed and perhaps indefinitely.
The United States may be facing the worst political and constitutional crisis since the American Civil War in the 1860s, a University of Otago academic says.
Hundreds of President Donald Trump’s supporters stormed the United States Capitol yesterday in a stunning bid to overturn his election defeat.
New Zealander Chris Liddell is weighing up resigning as Donald Trump's deputy chief of staff in the wake of today's political insurrection which saw militant crowds storm the Capitol.
Twitter and Facebook have temporarily locked the accounts of US President Donald Trump, as tech giants scrambled to crack down on his baseless claims about the US presidential elections amid riots in the capital.
A Democratic congresswoman is drawing up articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump after mobs broke into the Capitol following his urgings for supporters to fight to undo his election loss.
The woman who was shot and killed when a Trump-supporting mob stormed the US Capitol building has been identified.
Democrats completed a sweep of the two US Senate seats up for grabs in runoff elections in Georgia, giving the party control of the chamber and boosting the prospects for President-elect Joe Biden's ambitious legislative agenda.
In a dramatic day in Congress, Vice President Mike Pence rejected Donald Trump's demand that he try to overturn the results of the election and the Senate's top Republican denounced a bid by the Trump allies to challenge his loss to Biden.
Hundreds of supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the US Capitol in a bid to overturn his election defeat, forcing Congress to temporarily postpone a session to certify President-elect Joe Biden's victory.
Voters streamed to polling sites in Georgia on Tuesday in a pair of runoff elections to determine control of the U.S. Senate, a showdown crucial to the success of Democratic President-elect Joe...
Democrat Joe Biden has won the state-by-state Electoral College vote that formally determines the US presidency, all but ending President Donald Trump's floundering campaign to overturn his loss.
Conservative groups alleging that Joe Biden stole the US election gathered for protests across the country as President Donald Trump castigated the Supreme Court for declining a case he hoped would overturn the result.
The US Supreme Court has rejected a long-shot lawsuit filed by Texas and backed by President Donald Trump seeking to throw out voting results in four states, dealing him a crushing setback in his quest to undo his election loss to Joe Biden.