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Democrats want truth but are split on Trump’s impeachment

Washington, United States | AFP | Donald Trump’s approval rating has slid since release of the Russia investigation report, but instead of emerging bolstered in the 2020 presidential race, Democrats are torn over triggering impeachment proceedings that risk muddling their electoral message. While special counsel Robert Mueller’s report released last week …

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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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‘Trump just not worth impeaching’

Washington, United States | AFP | House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, America’s most powerful Democrat, said in remarks published Monday that she does not support impeaching Donald Trump, arguing the Republican president is “just not worth it.” “I’m not for impeachment,” Pelosi told The Washington Post in a wide-ranging interview, the …

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Trump lashes out at ‘crazy’ opponents as pressure mounts

Washington, United States | AFP | President Donald Trump branded Democratic opponents “crazy” and guilty of overreach Tuesday in a fevered response to a huge new Democratic-led probe of his alleged crimes. In a searing burst of early morning tweets, the president said the House Judiciary Committee investigation launched Monday was “the greatest overreach in …

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With eye on 2020, Trump seizes on abortion issue

Washington, United States | AFP | President Donald Trump is proposing a congressional ban on late-term abortions as he seeks to expand his conservative support ahead of the 2020 election. In a State of the Union speech that had been billed as promoting unity, Trump seized upon one of the most …

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Stop holding Americans ‘hostage’ over shutdown, Pelosi tells Trump

Washington, United States | AFP |  Top congressional Democrats on Tuesday accused President Donald Trump of holding Americans “hostage” by refusing to strike a deal to fund shuttered government agencies, and using fear mongering to justify his demand for his much-hyped border wall. “President Trump must stop holding the American …

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Democratic lawmaker makes profanity-laced vow to impeach Trump

Washington, United States | AFP | A Democratic congresswoman kicked off her term with an expletive-laced vow to impeach US President Donald Trump, triggering Republican outrage and testing party discipline a day after Democrats regained the House. As a clip of Michigan Democrat Rashida Tlaib’s animated comments circulated widely on …

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