The House of Representatives approved articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump on December 18, 2019, then sent those articles to the Senate for a formal trial, a process that has involved a whirlwind of figures from Congress, the legal world, and Trump’s orbit. The Onion provides a guide to the key players in Trump’s impeachment trial.
Lovable ne’er-do-well scamp.
Trump’s defense attorney is expected to argue against statements made during the Clinton impeachment by special prosecutor Ken Starr.
Honestly kind of bored by this cakewalk.
A staunch defender of the president, the Republican congressman has a deep connection to the case both as an investigator and co-conspirator.
GOP senator considered most likely to make the loudest sigh before acquitting Trump.
The Senate minority leader wants to hear from witnesses in the White House, but we all want things we’ll never get.
As a servant of the law, finds it impossible to sit on the sidelines while a wealthy sex predator faces consequences.
Trump’s former advisor has agreed to offer explosive testimony against the president for $5 per word.
The hesitant speaker of the House eventually pushed through articles of impeachment, while making it clear she never thought through any of this.
Donald Trump is the 45th and current president of the United States.
As the lead impeachment manager, there was no better choice to provide the heavy-handedness, Russia hysteria, and whiff of corruption the Democrats needed to ensure the nation tuned out.
The longtime White House maid is said to have been a witness to many of the events in question. But is she more than she seems?