It’s been (another) historic day on Capitol Hill – and the day is yet young. Stay tuned for an afternoon and evening of continuing drama in US politics.
Main events so far:
The House has just voted to send the two articles of impeachment against Donald Trump to the Senate to begin the president’s trial on charges of abuse of office and obstruction of Congress.
The US and China signed the first phase of a new trade deal.
Judge temporarily blocks Trump’s refugee policy.
Nancy Pelosi announces the team of House managers to prosecute the case against Donald Trump during the impeachment trial in the Senate.
They will physically process through the Capitol with the articles to present to the Senate after 5pm