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Adam Schiff is becoming Exhibit A in president’s defence

WASHINGTON: The lawmaker walking US senators methodically through the case for removing President Donald Trump from office is also becoming Exhibit A in efforts by the president’s allies to defend him. Over the first three days of Trump’s impeachment trial,

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Democrats use words of Trump allies against him

WASHINGTON: Democrats worked methodically at US President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial yesterday to dismantle his long-standing allegation that Democratic presidential contender Joe Biden acted improperly toward Ukraine while vice president. On the second day of their arguments for Trump’s removal

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US Senate blocks bids for documents in Trump impeachment trial

WASHINGTON: The Republican-controlled US Senate rejected three Democratic efforts yesterday to obtain documents and evidence in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, an early sign the proceeding could advance along lines favourable to Trump. As the third impeachment trial in US

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Trump ally, McConnell comes up with rules that may acquit the president

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump yesterday rejected the Democratic-led House of Representatives’ impeachment charges and called for their immediate dismissal by the Republican-led Senate in a memo offering a legal and political case against his removal. The 116-page Trial Memorandum

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In impeachment document, Democrats say Trump endangers security

WASHINGTON/PALM BEACH: Democratic US lawmakers leading the impeachment case against Republican President Donald Trump said on Saturday the president must be removed from office to protect national security and preserve the country’s system of government. In a 111-page document filed

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US House sends Trump impeachment charges to Senate for trial

WASHINGTON: The Democratic-led House of Representatives voted yesterday to send two formal charges against President Donald Trump to the Senate, clearing the way for only the third impeachment trial of a US president to begin in earnest next week. Lawmakers

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Pelosi: Republicans will pay a price for denying impeachment witnesses

WASHINGTON: US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said House Democrats will determine tomorrow when to send formal impeachment charges against President Donald Trump to the Senate and warned that Republicans will pay a political price for denying a trial with witnesses.

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Bolton says he is willing to testify in Trump impeachment trial

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, John Bolton, said yesterday that he is willing to testify in the expected Senate impeachment trial of the president, a surprise development that could potentially strengthen the case that Trump should

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Trump impeachment: Giuliani associate may handover vital documents

WASHINGTON: Lev Parnas, an indicted associate of US President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, has asked a court for permission to turn over the contents of Parnas’ phone and other documents to a House of Representatives panel for use

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Leading Republican senator says impeachment witnesses not ruled out

WASHINGTON: US senators yesterday sparred over the shape of an impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, with Republican leader Mitch McConnell saying he has not ruled out hearing from witnesses as Democrats have demanded. McConnell, speaking on Fox News, stopped

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