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Impeachment bid clears its first test in Congress


A deeply-divided US House of Representatives took a major step yesterday in the effort to impeach President Donald Trump, when lawmakers approved rules for the next stage, including public hearings, in the Democratic-led inquiry into Trump’s attempt to have Ukraine investigate a domestic political rival.In the first formal test of support for the impeachment investigation, the Democratic-controlled House voted almost entirely along party lines – 232 to 196 – to move the probe forward in Congress.The vote demonstrated unity among Democrats who accuse Trump of abusing his office and jeopardising national security for personal political gain.But they did not pick …read more

Source:: Gulf times

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