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Trump under fire for intervening in Roger Stone case

Washington, United States | AFP |  US President Donald Trump faced fresh accusations of abuse of power Tuesday after appearing to pressure the Justice Department to seek a lighter prison sentence for his longtime political aide Roger Stone. Stone was convicted in November last year of lying to Congress, tampering with …

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Four takeaways from Trump impeachment trial

Washington, United States | AFP |  President Donald Trump was expected to be acquitted Wednesday after a two-week impeachment trial in the Senate. The drama has divided Americans and their institutions and confirmed Trump’s tight grip on his Republican Party, while also showcasing the oratorical and other skills of the chief …

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Democrats warn of ‘lawless’ president in impeachment arguments

Washington, United States | AFP | Democrats warned Thursday that acquitting President Donald Trump of abuse-of-power charges in his impeachment trial would amount to the “normalization of lawlessness.” In what could be their last bid to make the case for removing the US leader from office, the House impeachment prosecutors expressed …

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Trump campaign playbook: insult opponents, but not too soon

Washington, United States | AFP | “The economy, stupid” goes one of the most famous mantras of US presidential campaign history. Donald Trump is hitting the 2020 trail with his own twist: brand your opponents stupid (or worse). Name calling and character smearing is an integral part of Trump’s reelection campaign. …

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Trump impeached for abuse of power

Washington, United States | AFP |  President Donald Trump was impeached for abuse of power in a historic vote in the House of Representatives on Wednesday, setting up a Senate trial on removing him from office after three turbulent years. By a 230 to 197 vote in the Democratic-majority House, the …

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Trump openly calls on Ukraine, China to investigate Biden

Washington, United States | AFP | US President Donald Trump openly called on China as well as Ukraine to investigate his potential 2020 election rival Joe Biden, taunting Democrats seeking his impeachment for inviting foreign election interference. Speaking in Florida, Trump blasted his accusers as “maniacs” pursuing “impeachment crap” as he …

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Trump fury grows against rising impeachment storm

Washington, United States | AFP | A bellicose Donald Trump on Wednesday unleashed furious attacks on the impeachment inquiry launched against him by Democrats, amid an intensifying standoff between the president and Congress. Trump — accused of leaning on Ukraine’s president to dig up dirt on one of his main 2020 …

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Trump attacks Democrats, Giuliani subpoenaed for Ukraine documents

Washington, United States | AFP | President Donald Trump attacked the Democratic lawmaker spearheading the impeachment inquiry on Monday as congressional committees subpoenaed his personal lawyer, former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani, for documents related to his dealings with Ukraine. As Trump lashed out at Democratic congressman Adam Schiff, suggesting he …

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