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Republicans hopeful Senate will acquit Donald Trump in impeachment trial


Monitoring Desk

WASHINGTON: A
Democratic push to force Republicans to accept witnesses at President Donald
Trump’s impeachment trial in the U.S. Senate appeared to be flagging on
Wednesday, raising the possibility he could be acquitted as early as Friday.

As senators questioned
both the Trump legal team and the Democratic managers of the trial, Trump
lawyer Alan Dershowitz offered an expansive defense of presidential power that
provoked astonishment among Democrats.

“If a president does
something which he believes will help him get elected in the public interest,
that cannot be the kind of quid pro quo that results in an impeachment,”
Dershowitz said, referring to the charge that Trump abused …read more

Source:: The Frontier Post

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