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Trump seeks rapid exoneration in Senate after impeachment

Washington, United States | AFP | US President Donald Trump pressed his Republican allies Thursday to exert rigid control of his Senate trial and ensure a swift exoneration, a day after he was impeached in a historic rebuke by the House of Representatives. A bitter fight looms over the coming trial, …

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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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Impeachment vote set for Wednesday as Trump rages

Washington, United States | AFP |  President Donald Trump faces becoming only the third US leader ever to be impeached on Wednesday when the House of Representatives is set for a historic vote that would trigger his trial in the Senate. On the eve of the vote, Trump said he was …

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Trump defends Syria pullout, condemned by House in bipartisan vote

Washington, United States | AFP |  President Donald Trump on Wednesday defended as “strategically brilliant” his decision to pull US troops out of Syria as the House of Representatives overwhelmingly condemned the move in a rare bipartisan rebuke. A total of 129 members of Trump’s Republican Party joined Democrats as the …

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Democrats launch formal Trump impeachment inquiry

Washington, United States | AFP | Top US Democrat Nancy Pelosi Tuesday announced the opening of a formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, saying he betrayed his oath of office by seeking help from a foreign power to hurt his Democratic rival Joe Biden. The dramatic move — the first …

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