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Donald Trump’s impeachment trial starts with graphic video of deadly Capitol assault


David Morgan and Richard CowanWashington – Donald Trump’s historic impeachment trial on a charge of inciting last month’s deadly storming of the US Capitol began on Tuesday, making the Republican the first former US president to be tried in the Senate.House of Representatives Democrats serving as prosecutors opened their case by showing video of Trump supporters violently overwhelming police at the Capitol in the Jan. 6 attack after he had encouraged people in a speech to “fight like hell” to overcome his Nov. 3 election defeat.The video showed Trump backers throwing down barriers, hitting police officers and at one point …read more

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