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Trump set for Senate acquittal in boost to reelection campaign

Washington, United States | AFP |  President Donald Trump was set to win acquittal from impeachment in the Senate on Wednesday, hours after his partisan State of the Union speech triggered unprecedented protests from Democrats in a seething display of US political divisions. The Democratic-led House of Representatives impeached Trump for …

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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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Confusion as delays mar Iowa White House contest

Des Moines, United States | AFP |  Americans kicked off the first vote of the 2020 presidential race Monday in Iowa, but delayed results in the state’s Democratic caucuses triggered hours-long waits and growing confusion on the ground. Iowa is a closely-watched test for the frontrunners, far-left Senator Bernie Sanders and …

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US Democrats make final pitches ahead of Iowa showdown

Iowa City, United States | AFP |  Democratic candidates bolt Sunday across Iowa, where no handshake or pit stop is too insignificant one day ahead of the state’s presidential nominating process, which is the first in the nation. Iowa has traditionally served as a vital launching point — or burial ground …

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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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Steps on long, hard-fought road to the 2020 election

Washington, United States | AFP | Iowa votes on February 3 kicking off the crowded race for the Democratic nomination, which then gives way to a hotly contested battle against presidential incumbent Donald Trump. Here are the key steps along the way: – 2019: Debates – Six Democratic debates were …

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Compliments and criticism: Trump and his ex-aides

Washington, United States | AFP | President Donald Trump ridiculed his former national security advisor John Bolton this week after Bolton threatened to become a prime witness against the US leader in the Senate impeachment trial. Trump was once a big fan of Bolton, but he now knows — like so …

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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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