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In historic step, US House impeaches Donald Trump for abuse of power, obstruction


Articles pass largely on party-line vote
Stage is set for Senate trial next month
Impeachment comes ahead of 2020 election campaign
WASHINGTON: Donald Trump on Wednesday became the third US president to be impeached as the House of Representatives formally charged him with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress in a historic step that will inflame partisan tensions across a deeply divided America.
The Democratic-led House’s passage of two articles of impeachment on a mostly party-line vote sets the stage for a trial next month in the Republican-controlled Senate – friendlier terrain for Trump – on whether to convict and remove him from …read more

Source:: The Himalayan Times

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