The House of Representatives voted to impeach Donald Trump last Wednesday, a week after the violent insurrection that interrupted the official count of electoral votes (Alex Brandon/AP)

Democrats build impeachment case, alleging ‘dangerous crime’


The lead prosecutor for US President Donald Trump’s historic second impeachment has begun building his case for conviction at trial, asserting that Mr Trump’s incitement of the mob that stormed the US Capitol was “the most dangerous crime” ever committed by a president against the United States.