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Vote set on Trump impeachment charges for Friday

Washington, United States | AFP |  Democrats set a vote on impeachment charges against President Donald Trump for Friday morning after a frequently caustic 14-hour debate with Republicans over the US leader’s alleged misconduct in seeking political support from Ukraine. In a shock late-night end to a marathon hearing of the …

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‘Two impeachment articles expected against Trump’

Washington, United States | AFP | Democrats are expected to announce on Tuesday two articles of impeachment against Donald Trump, US media reported Monday evening, after laying out their case at a hearing against a president they branded a “clear and present danger” to national security. The articles will focus …

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Trump impeachment drive enters crucial week in divided Congress

Washington, United States | AFP | The impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump in a sharply divided US Congress enter a new phase Monday when the House Judiciary Committee convenes a hearing expected to result in specific charges against the Republican leader. Democrats accuse Trump of abusing his power by allegedly …

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Top Democrat pulls trigger on Trump impeachment articles

Washington, United States | AFP | Top US Democrat Nancy Pelosi gave the green light to draft articles of impeachment against Donald Trump on Thursday, saying the president’s abuse of power “leaves us no choice but to act.” By asking the House Judiciary Committee chairman to draw up the charges, Speaker …

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US first lady wades into impeachment fight to defend teen son

Washington, United States | AFP |  US First Lady Melania Trump on Wednesday publicly rebuked a scholar who used her 13-year-old son’s name to make a point during a hearing as part of the impeachment inquiry into the president. Constitutional law professor Pamela Karlan invoked Barron Trump, the son of Donald …

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Trump committed impeachable crimes, scholars tell Congress

Washington, United States | AFP | Three constitutional scholars on Wednesday bolstered Democrats’ case for impeaching Donald Trump by saying the president’s actions seeking foreign interference in US elections were clear grounds for removal, as the inquiry kicked into high gear in Congress. But reflecting the Washington political divide, a fourth …

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Lawmakers to consider drawing up Trump impeachment articles

Washington, United States | AFP |  US lawmakers will start debating whether to draw up articles of impeachment against Donald Trump on Wednesday, based on a report detailing “overwhelming evidence” the US president committed misconduct in office and obstruction. The House Intelligence Committee report published Tuesday accused Trump of subverting national …

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Evidence of Trump misconduct ‘overwhelming’: impeachment report

Washington, United States | AFP | The evidence for impeaching President Donald Trump for misconduct in office and obstruction is “overwhelming,” the final report on the House investigation into the US leader said Tuesday. The 300-page report, meant as the basis for articles of impeachment, accused Trump of endangering national security and of an unparalleled …

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