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Trump lawyers portray impeachment trial as Democratic score-settling

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump’s lawyers said yesterday Democrats had provided no evidence the former president incited last month’s deadly US Capitol riot and had used his second impeachment trial to settle political scores.Trump (pix) is on trial in the US Senate on a charge of inciting the January 6 insurrection by supporters who stormed the seat of Congress in Washington to stop lawmakers from certifying Democratic President Joe Biden’s election victory, resulting in the deaths of five people, including a police officer.Trump’s lawyers argued that his remarks, including a fiery speech that day urging supporters to “fight like hell” to stop …read more

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