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Trump refuses to testify at his impeachment trial

Trump’s Senate impeachment trial is due to begin next week. (AP pic)WASHINGTON: Former President Donald Trump’s lawyers on Thursday rejected a request from Democrats to testify at his impeachment trial in the US 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.
Five people died, including a Capitol police officer.
“The president will not testify in an unconstitutional proceeding,” Trump adviser Jason Miller told Reuters. In an …read more

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