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Justice chief blasts Trump for making job ‘impossible’

Washington, United States | AFP |  US Attorney General Bill Barr on Thursday delivered a highly unusual public rebuke of Donald Trump, saying the president’s tweets were making his job at the Justice Department “impossible.” “I have a problem with some of the tweets,” Barr said in an interview with ABC …

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Joe Biden, a presidential front-runner in trouble

Manchester, United States | AFP | After suffering a drubbing in Iowa and bizarrely conceding he will likely lose New Hampshire’s Democratic primary next Tuesday, Joe Biden is under immense pressure to turn his floundering US presidential campaign around. The popular former US vice president has been the national frontrunner …

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Trump takes impeachment victory lap over ‘vicious’ Democrats

Washington, United States | AFP | President Donald Trump celebrated his impeachment acquittal Thursday in a rambling, emotional speech raging against the investigations that have overshadowed his entire administration. Trump gathered scores of loyal Republican legislators, his legal team, wife Melania and White House aides in the ceremonial East Room and …

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In political triumph, Trump acquitted of all impeachment charges

Washington, United States | AFP | US President Donald Trump drew on staunch Republican support Wednesday to defeat the gravest threat yet to his three-year-old presidency, winning acquittal in the Senate on impeachment charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. Only the third US leader ever placed on trial, …

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Unity in shreds as triumphant Trump makes case for re-election

Washington, United States | AFP | President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address became a shocking display of US divisions Tuesday with Democrats protesting the Republican’s boasts before their leader, Nancy Pelosi, ripped up her copy of the speech on live television. The House speaker’s gesture at the very end …

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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 dashes to Iowa aiming to upend Democratic challengers

Des Moines, United States | AFP |  Donald Trump takes his re-election campaign roadshow to Iowa Thursday, aiming to steal the limelight from Democrats whose race to challenge the US president in November’s election remains a dead heat days before the first nomination vote. As a dozen White House candidates make …

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Trump trial opens with fiery clashes over witnesses

Washington, United States | AFP |  Republicans and Democrats clashed over calling witnesses and demanding White House documents on the first full day Tuesday of the historic impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. House impeachment managers led by veteran prosecutor Adam Schiff used the opening debate over trial procedures to lay …

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