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Speaker Pelosi says Trump has admitted to bribery as impeachment probe intensifies


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WASHINGTON: House of
Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday President Donald Trump
already has admitted to bribery in the Ukraine scandal at the heart of a
Democratic-led inquiry, accusing him of an impeachable offense under the US
Constitution.

“The bribe is to grant
or withhold military assistance in return for a public statement of a fake
investigation into the elections. That’s bribery,” Pelosi, the top Democrat in
Congress, told a news conference the day after the first public hearing in the
impeachment inquiry she announced in September.

“What the president has
admitted to and says it’s ‘perfect,’ I say it’s perfectly wrong. It’s bribery,”
Pelosi said.

Democrats are looking
into whether the …read more

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