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      A newly emboldened Donald Trump gives Democrats reason to fret
      Feb05

      A newly emboldened Donald Trump gives Democrats reason to fret

      Washington – President Donald Trump took the stage for his State of the Union speech in an unfamiliar position: With the wind at his back. For most of his three years in office, Trump has been surrounded by tumult, much of it of his own making, resulting ultimately in his impeachment by the House of Representatives. Now, for the first time...

      Donald Trump’s acquittal assured, Democrats still push for conviction in trial
      Feb03

      Donald Trump’s acquittal assured, Democrats still push for conviction in trial

      Washington – Even with acquittal seemingly assured, the Democrats prosecuting President Donald Trump in his impeachment trial urged the Senate on Monday to convict him to show that no president is above the law while his legal team faulted the case brought against him. “I submit to you on behalf of the House of Representatives that...

      Donald Trump’s impeachment trial heads to historic end
      Feb03

      Donald Trump’s impeachment trial heads to historic end

      Washington — President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial heads toward a historic conclusion this week, with senators all-but-certain to acquit him on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress after narrowly rejecting Democratic demands to summon witnesses. There’s still plenty of drama to unfold before Wednesday’s...

      Democrats signal defeat as Donald Trump impeachment trial nears end
      Jan31

      Democrats signal defeat as Donald Trump impeachment trial nears end

      Washington – Democrats sounded resigned to defeat on Friday in their bid to call witnesses at U.S. President Donald Trump’s Senate impeachment trial, predicting his fellow Republicans would move swiftly to acquit him and leave him in office. “Tonight, all signs point to a rushed acquittal of an impeached president,” Patty...

      Donald Trump’s impeachment trial could end soon
      Jan31

      Donald Trump’s impeachment trial could end soon

      Washington — Republican Senator Lamar Alexander of Tennessee will oppose calling more witnesses in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, all but dashing Democratic efforts to hear more testimony and boosting odds the Senate will vote imminently to acquit without new testimony, in a matter of days. Republican Senator Susan Collins of...

      Donald Trump impeachment trial: Democrats, Republicans brace for battle over witnesses
      Jan30

      Donald Trump impeachment trial: Democrats, Republicans brace for battle over witnesses

      Washington – President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial resumed on Thursday for a second day of questioning by U.S. senators before they address the explosive issue of whether to call witnesses such as former national security adviser John Bolton. Without witnesses, Republicans, who control the Senate, say the trial could end as early...

      ‘President is danger to US’: Democrats push for witnesses in Donald Trump impeachment trial
      Jan30

      ‘President is danger to US’: Democrats push for witnesses in Donald Trump impeachment trial

      Washington – The U.S. Senate is expected to wrap up the initial phase of President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial before turning on Friday to the explosive question of whether to call witnesses such as former national security adviser John Bolton. Republicans, who control the Senate, said there was a chance the trial could end on...

      Impeachment trial: Donald Trump launches scathing attack on John Bolton
      Jan29

      Impeachment trial: Donald Trump launches scathing attack on John Bolton

      Washington – President Donald Trump unleashed his sharpest attack yet on John Bolton after his former national security adviser depicted Trump as playing a central role in a politically motivated pressure campaign on Ukraine, as the U.S. Senate prepared on Wednesday to enter a new phase in the president’s impeachment trial. Senators...

      Donald Trump lawyers to wrap up defence as impeachment trial intensifies
      Jan28

      Donald Trump lawyers to wrap up defence as impeachment trial intensifies

      Washington – Lawyers for President Donald Trump were set on Tuesday to wrap up their arguments urging acquittal in his U.S. Senate trial after making the case that explosive allegations by former national security adviser John Bolton – even if true – do not represent an impeachable offense. The impeachment trial has been roiled...

      Donald Trump’s lawyers start impeachment defence but steer clear of Bolton book
      Jan28

      Donald Trump’s lawyers start impeachment defence but steer clear of Bolton book

      Washington – President Donald Trump’s legal team is raising a broad-based attack on the impeachment case against him even as it mostly brushes past allegations in a new book that could undercut a key defense argument at his Senate trial. Former national security adviser John Bolton writes in a manuscript that Trump wanted to withhold...