Virginia senator floats Trump censure as Senate prepares for impeachment trial

    Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.)
    Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) (Gage Skidmore CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

    WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine says he’s been talking privately with his Senate colleagues about censuring former President Donald Trump for his role in the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol.

    Laura Olson
    Laura covers the nation's capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom, a network of nonprofit outlets that includes Wisconsin Examiner. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections, and campaign finance.