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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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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 tests his electoral power in Louisiana governor’s fight

Bossier City, United States | AFP | US President Donald Trump campaigned on Thursday for the Republican challenger in the Louisiana governor’s race, in what is seen as a test of his own political vitality as he battles an impeachment inquiry. Addressing a rally in Bossier City, Trump urged a crowd of thousands whose votes …

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Republican memo alleges Justice Dept, FBI abuse of power

Washington, United States | AFP | Republican legislators released Friday a highly contentious memo alleging that the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Department of Justice abused their powers to spy on President Donald Trump’s election campaign. – Key findings – Based on classified materials, the four-page memo claims that …

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Man who defaced Trump’s Hollywood star arrested

Los Angeles, United States | AFP |  A man who admitted to defacing Donald Trump’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in protest at the Republican presidential candidate’s treatment of women was arrested on Thursday, police said. James Otis had planned to hold a news conference in the early …

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George H.W. Bush to vote for Democrat Clinton? A Kennedy says so

Washington, United States | AFP |  Former president George H.W. Bush plans to vote for Hillary Clinton in November, the niece of president John F. Kennedy wrote in a Facebook posting. “The President told me he’s voting for Hillary!!” read the caption of a picture Kathleen Kennedy Townsend posted on …

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