: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Trump rejects request to testify at his impeachment trial, calls it ‘PR stunt’

Former President Donald Trump’s lawyers on Thursday rejected a request from Democrats to testify at his impeachment trial in the U.S. Senate next week, dismissing their invitation as a “public relations stunt.”Democrats in the House of Representatives accuse Trump of inciting insurrection when he urged supporters to “fight” his election defeat before they stormed the Capitol, fought with police and sent lawmakers scrambling for safety.:House impeachment managers ask Trump to testify under oath next weekUS Senate Republicans unite behind failed efforts to halt Trump impeachment trialImpeachment trial of former US President Trump to begin Feb. 8: Schumer …read more

Source:: Al Arabiya