Congresswoman Plaskett showed up as only Black women can with her compelling speech during Trump's second impeachment trial, but she's not new to serving the United States in such a graceful way.
Democrats All Vote to Impeach, 10 Republicans Join Historic Vote
The final vote was along partisan lines—52-48 favoring acquittal on the abuse of power article, and 53-47 favoring acquittal on the obstruction of Congress article.
The congresswoman, who chairs the Financial Services Committee, spoke to ESSENCE about how "we can get rid of this president."
It is expected that the Republican-controlled Senate will acquit Trump on the two articles of impeachment, abuse of power and obstruction of Congress, filed against him in December.
In an exclusive interview with ESSENCE, Rep. Val Demings (D-FL) and Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) discuss Trump's impeachment trial.
Each of the seven House impeachment managers is expected to present a different aspect of the case for up to 24 hours over a period of three days.
Congresswoman Val Demings and Congressman Hakeem Jeffries are said to have been tapped because of their comfort level in the courtroom.
Nancy Pelosi is unbothered by politicians trying to force her hand at sending the Senate the articles of impeachment against Trump.
Ever in the festive spirit, Donald Trump took to Twitter on Christmas night, bemoaning what he calls the "Scam Impeachment."
The 2020 Democratic presidential candidate expressed confusion as to why Trump is blocking witnesses, despite his claim of innocence.
While speaking at an event in Florida, President Donald Trump praised the Democratic presidential candidate for passing on the historic vote.
Trump threw his expected temper tantrum on Twitter as the next steps in this impeachment saga hang in the balance.
The 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, who has drawn scrutiny for cozying up with the right, declined to give a definitive vote on Trump's impeachment.
The U.S. House of Representatives has voted to impeach President Donald Trump for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.
After 14 hours of debate surrounding the articles of impeachment against the president, and potential amendments to them, Judiciary Chairman Rep. Jerry Nadler called a recess.
Trump will be only the third U.S. president to be formally impeached, the other two being Andrew Johnson and Bill Clinton.