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Key arguments in Donald Trump’s defence as impeachment trial to begin


Washington – The White House unveiled its detailed legal defense as the Republican-controlled U.S. Senate gears up to begin President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial on Tuesday.
Trump, who is only the fourth of 45 American presidents to face the possibility of being ousted by impeachment, submitted his most detailed arguments to date for why he should remain in office.

Here are some of the highlights:
1) White House argues House Democrats have failed to identify an “impeachable offence.”
“House Democrats’ novel theory of ‘abuse of power’ improperly supplants the standard of ‘high Crimes and Misdemeanors’ with a made-up theory that would permanently weaken the …read more

Source:: Independent Online

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