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US Congress can still seek Trump tax records, court decides

Washington, United States | AFP | Congress can request nearly a decade of Donald Trump’s tax filings, an appeals court said Wednesday, striking a new blow to the US president as he attempts to keep his financial records out of Democrats’ hands. The decision marked the second time an appeals court …

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Pelosi clashes with Trump, again

Trump, Pelosi clash in heated White House meeting on Syria Washington, United States | AFP |  Top congressional Democrats walked out of a fractious White House meeting on Syria policy Wednesday when US President Donald Trump attacked House Speaker Nancy Pelosi as a “third-rate politician.” One of the Democrats attending …

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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 warns US about coup plotters

Washington, United States | AFP | Donald Trump on Tuesday denounced the impeachment inquiry threatening his presidency as a “coup,” as his administration pushed back hard against the investigation. Trump’s comments came after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo pressed to prevent or delay five former or current State Department staffers …

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Trump wants to meet whistleblower in Ukraine scandal

Washington, United States | AFP |  President Donald Trump said Sunday he wants to meet the anonymous whistleblower at the center of the scandal threatening his presidency. Trump has been relatively quiet this weekend but in a series of evening tweets he also blasted Democratic lawmakers and the media as …

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Trump slams ‘partisan’ whistleblower as scandal swirls

Washington, United States | AFP | President Donald Trump on Friday angrily denied any wrongdoing in a phone call with a mystery foreign leader that led an intelligence whistleblower to sound the alarm, as reports said the call was to his Ukrainian counterpart. The allegations have triggered a showdown between Congress, …

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Congress, intel leaders clash over whistleblower report on Trump

Washington, United States | AFP  The US intelligence watchdog briefed lawmakers Thursday about the handling of a whistleblower complaint on alleged behavior by President Donald Trump, and a senior Democrat expressed alarm that the administration refuses to share the complaint with Congress. The allegations, rejected by Trump as “presidential harassment,” have …

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Trump: Congress ‘can’t impeach’ him

Washington, United States | AFP | President Donald Trump said Monday that Congress “can’t impeach” him over the findings of the Mueller report into Russian election meddling and his alleged attempts to hamper the investigation. Defiantly insisting that he did nothing wrong, Trump also denied a portrait of dysfunction in the …

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