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Impeachment hearings begin with a bombshell

Trump is right to be rattled – the first day of public impeachment hearings into the Ukraine scandal very much didn’t go his way.

Compared to other recent US congressional hearings, Wednesday’s opening day of the formal public impeachment inquiry into president Donald Trump was a focused affair. A lot of that was because, for the first half of the proceeding at least, questioning was done not by members in a five-minutes-and-done ping-pong way but by two professional trial attorneys, one for the Democratic majority on the committee and one for the Republicans.

The first two witnesses, US ambassador to …read more

Source:: New Statesman



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