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US moved to freeze Ukraine aid 90 minutes after Trump phone call

Washington, United States | AFP | A US budget official told the Pentagon to “hold off” on military aid to Kiev 90 minutes after a controversial phone call between President Donald Trump and his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky, according to an internal email. The email was part of a series published …

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Ukraine says Trump impeachment ‘internal US issue’

Kiev, Ukraine | AFP | Ukraine on Thursday brushed off the impeachment of Donald Trump an a US “internal issue”, despite the process being triggered by a telephone conversation between the American leader and his Ukrainian counterpart. Trump was impeached on Wednesday by the House of Representatives for abuse of power …

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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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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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Trump probe builds evidence of ‘quid pro quo’

Washington, United States | AFP | The House of Representatives is investigating whether President Donald Trump has built a growing case that he put pressure on Ukraine for domestic political ends. Here are key facts that we know at this point: – The ‘favor’ call – Trump on July 25 spoke …

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Top diplomat implicates Trump in explosive impeachment testimony

Washington, United States | AFP | A senior US diplomat directly implicated President Donald Trump Wednesday in a scheme to force Ukraine to probe a political rival, in bombshell testimony to a televised impeachment hearing. Gordon Sondland, the US envoy to the European Union and a Trump ally, told lawmakers he …

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