Mr. Trump was born within the borough’s Jamaica Hospital Medical Heart and grew up in Jamaica Estates, an enclave partly developed by his father, the true property government Fred C. Trump.
The present impeachment proceedings are testing the bounds of the method, elevating questions by no means contemplated earlier than. Right here’s what we all know.
- How does the impeachment course of work? Members of the Home take into account whether or not to question the president — the equal of an indictment in a felony case — and members of the Senate take into account whether or not to take away him, holding a trial during which senators act because the jury. The check, as set by the Structure, is whether or not the president has dedicated “treason, bribery, or different excessive crimes and misdemeanors.” The Home vote required solely a easy majority of lawmakers to agree that the president has, in reality, dedicated excessive crimes and misdemeanors; the Senate vote requires a two-thirds majority.
- Does impeaching Trump disqualify him from holding workplace once more? Conviction in an impeachment trial doesn’t robotically disqualify Mr. Trump from future public workplace. But when the Senate have been to convict him, the Structure permits a subsequent vote to bar an official from holding “any workplace of honor, belief or revenue beneath the USA.” That vote would require solely a easy majority of senators. There is no such thing as a precedent, nonetheless, for disqualifying a president from future workplace, and the difficulty might find yourself earlier than the Supreme Courtroom.
- Can the Senate maintain a trial after Biden turns into president? The Senate might maintain a trial for Mr. Trump even after he has left workplace, although there is no such thing as a precedent for it. Democrats who management the Home can select when to ship their article of impeachment to the Senate, at which level that chamber must instantly transfer to start the trial. However even when the Home instantly transmitted the cost to the opposite aspect of the Capitol, an settlement between Republican and Democratic leaders within the Senate can be wanted to take it up earlier than Jan. 19, a day earlier than Mr. Biden is inaugurated. Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, the Republican chief, stated on Wednesday that he wouldn’t conform to such an settlement. Provided that timetable, the trial in all probability is not going to begin till after Mr. Biden is president.
The primary version of the Queens Day by day Eagle was printed June 25, 2018. The one English-language day by day newspaper in Queens, it’s a sibling publication to the Brooklyn Day by day Eagle, a publication that began in 1841, closed in 1955 and was revived in 1996 by Dozier Hasty, the proprietor and writer of Brooklyn Heights Press.
Mr. Hasty is a co-publisher of the Queens Day by day Eagle with Michael Nussbaum, a longtime public relations government, political advisor and former writer of the Queens Tribune. The Queens Day by day Eagle, which additionally has a web site, will get by with a bare-bones workers. The managing editor Mr. Model stated he’s one among two newsroom staff.
Mr. Sperling stated he was excited to see the most recent “Queens man” headline achieve traction on Twitter, with 4,000 retweets and greater than 17,000 likes, however he added that monetary help would do extra good than social media engagements.
“If one % of the individuals who like this tweet gave $5 a month to the Queens Day by day Eagle, it might be sufficient cash to pay a single reporter for a yr,” he stated. “Queens has quite a lot of cultures and languages and ethnicities and over 2 million individuals, and we simply don’t have the information illustration.”
Mr. Model, 33, stated the net consideration helped elevate the profile of a paper that covers Queens courts, transportation, neighborhood politics and social points. “Folks come to the web site as a result of it’s gone viral, as a result of some celeb has posted it,” he stated, “and so they see, ‘Oh, they really do actually substantive writing as properly.’”
The paper’s impeachment protection held the native observe all through the Wednesday article, stating towards the tip that Mr. Trump was the third president to be impeached by Congress — “and the primary from Queens.”