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      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...

      Impeachment Trial: 5 times Donald Trump and his lawyers got the facts wrong
      Jan28

      Impeachment Trial: 5 times Donald Trump and his lawyers got the facts wrong

      Washington — President Donald Trump stated falsely Monday that House Democrats never called his former national security adviser to testify in their impeachment inquiry. Actually they did. Trump’s tweet about John Bolton came as the Senate entered the second week of the impeachment trial, where his defense team stretched the facts on...

      Donald Trump impeachment could impact the control of US Senate
      Jan27

      Donald Trump impeachment could impact the control of US Senate

      Washington – President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial may not result in his removal from office, but it could help determine whether his Republicans retain control of the Senate in the November congressional elections. For the handful of senators who face tough re-election battles this year, their vote to acquit or convict Trump, or...

      Donald Trump claims John Bolton lied about Ukraine aid to boost book sales
      Jan27

      Donald Trump claims John Bolton lied about Ukraine aid to boost book sales

      Moscow – US President Donald Trump said on Monday that claims made by former US National Security Adviser John Bolton about how the release of military aid for Ukraine was made conditional on the latter’s investigation into the Democratic Party were a mere ploy to sell his book. The New York Times newspaper reported on Sunday, citing...

      Defense at impeachment trial says removing Donald Trump would be ‘very dangerous’
      Jan25

      Defense at impeachment trial says removing Donald Trump would be ‘very dangerous’

      Washington – Lawyers for US President Donald Trump told his Senate impeachment trial on Saturday that Democrats’ efforts to remove the president from office would set a “very, very dangerous” precedent in an election year. White House Counsel Pat Cipollone, the head of the defense team, told Senators they would be denying...

      Democrats argue ‘right matters’ in Trump impeachment trial
      Jan24

      Democrats argue ‘right matters’ in Trump impeachment trial

      WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic House prosecutors made an expansive case at Donald Trump’s impeachment trial. On Friday, the Democrats will press their final day of arguments before skeptical Republican senators, focusing on the second article of impeachment, obstruction of Congress’ investigation. Trump’s legal team is expected to...

      ‘You can’t trust this President’: Democrats argue their case for removing Trump
      Jan24

      ‘You can’t trust this President’: Democrats argue their case for removing Trump

      Washington – House impeachment managers continued their hours-long arguments for removing President Donald Trump on Thursday, with no indication that they have moved any Republicans to their side. Two-thirds of the 100-member chamber are required to agree to remove a president from office. The Senate is controlled by Trump’s...

      Democrats argue for removing Trump in face of unyielding Republicans
      Jan24

      Democrats argue for removing Trump in face of unyielding Republicans

      Washington – House impeachment managers continued their hours-long arguments for removing President Donald Trump on Thursday, with no indication that they have moved any Republicans to their side. Two-thirds of the 100-member chamber are required to agree to remove a president from office. The Senate is controlled by Trump’s...

      WATCH: President is a despot and a cheat, Trump trial is told
      Jan23

      WATCH: President is a despot and a cheat, Trump trial is told

      Washington – Donald Trump was on Wednesday night branded a “despot” who tried to cheat to win an election as the case against him was set out at his impeachment trial. Lead Democratic prosecutor Adam Schiff accused the US President of setting up a corrupt scheme to put pressure on Ukraine to help him win the race for the White...

      Rules finally set, Senate to hear case for pulling Trump from office
      Jan22

      Rules finally set, Senate to hear case for pulling Trump from office

      Washington – The US Senate was poised to hear opening arguments on Wednesday in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, with Democratic House managers set to make their case that Trump abused power and should be removed from office. After late-night deliberations over the rules that will govern the process, the trial was on fast-track,...