: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Trump now open to idea of shorter Senate trial


US president initially wanted a long trial. (AP pic)WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump is now open to having a shorter impeachment trial in the Senate, two sources familiar with the situation said on Wednesday, after he initially proclaimed he wanted a full-blown, potentially lengthy hearing.
Trump has said publicly that a trial in the Republican-led Senate would give him an opportunity to defend himself properly against Democrats, who accuse him of abusing his power by trying to pressure Ukraine to investigate political rival Joe Biden and of obstructing Congress when lawmakers tried to look into the matter.
Trump has denied wrongdoing and …read more

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