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Trump lawyers demand immediate acquittal in impeachment trial


Trump is only the fourth of 45 US presidents to face the possibility of impeachment. (AP pic)WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump on Monday rejected the Democratic-led House of Representatives’ impeachment charges and called for their immediate dismissal by the Republican-led Senate in a memo offering a legal and political case against his removal.
The 116-page Trial Memorandum sought to undercut charges that the Republican president abused his power and obstructed Congress, and constituted Trump’s first comprehensive defence before his Senate rial begins in earnest on Tuesday.
“The Senate should reject the Articles of Impeachment and acquit the president immediately,” the memo concluded.
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