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Trump calls impeachment inquiry a ‘lynching’ as key witness testifies – live

Bill Taylor, acting ambassador to Ukraine, to go before CongressTrump lashes out against inquiry in early-morning tweet seriesSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.16pm BSTReactions are rolling in to Trump’s description of the impeachment inquiry as a “lynching,” and they are unsurprisingly furious.From the president of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law:A lynching?! 4,743 people were lynched in the US between 1882 – 1968, incl. 3,446 African Americans. Lynchings were crimes against humanity and an ugly part of our nation’s history of racial violence and brutalitySickened to see Trump’s gross misappropriation of this …read more

Source:: The Guardian



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