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Trump eyes White House changes after impeachment acquittal

02 February, 2020 10:19 pm 10:19 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump is eyeing a series of staff changes days after securing an acquittal in his impeachment trial, including ousting a national security official who testified against him and replacing his acting chief of staff, a source familiar with the situation and media reports said on Friday. Trump emerged victorious … Read More


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US Senate acquits Trump in historic vote as re-election campaign looms

02 February, 2020 8:15 am 8:15 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump was acquitted on Wednesday in his US Senate impeachment trial, saved by fellow Republicans who rallied to protect him nine months before he asks voters in a deeply divided America to give him a second White House term. The businessman-turned-politician, 73, survived only the third presidential impeachment trial in … Read More


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Trump impeachment trial nears end of initial phase in US Senate

01 January, 2020 4:30 pm 4:30 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The US Senate is expected to wrap up the initial phase of President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial before turning on Friday to the explosive question of whether to call witnesses such as former national security adviser John Bolton. Republicans who control the Senate said there was a chance the trial could end … Read More


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Trump lawyers offer surprisingly un-Trumpy defence to impeachment

01 January, 2020 6:32 pm 6:32 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Just before his lawyers stepped into the US Senate to begin their argument that he should not be removed from office, President Donald Trump offered a preview of sorts. Americans should turn on their televisions, he wrote on Twitter, and watch the attorneys make “our case against” his political antagonists, who he … Read More


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In impeachment document, Democrats say Trump endangers security, Trump deni...

01 January, 2020 8:23 am 8:23 am

WASHINGTON/PALM BEACH, Fla (Reuters) – Democratic U.S. 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 before Trump’s Senate trial begins in earnest on Tuesday, the lawmakers laid … Read More


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House Democrats deliver impeachment articles to the Senate

01 January, 2020 8:12 am 8:12 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – After weeks of rhetorical fire and fury, a handful of US House members walked quietly across a hushed Capitol on Wednesday to deliver articles of impeachment to the Senate, paving the way for the trial of President Donald Trump. Led by the House of Representatives’ sergeant at arms and the House clerk … Read More


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Trump impeachment trial could start in days as Democrats to vote on charges

01 January, 2020 10:34 pm 10:34 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Democratic-led US House of Representatives will vote on Wednesday to send formal impeachment charges against President Donald Trump to the Senate, lawmakers said on Tuesday, likely setting the start of Trump’s trial for later this week. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told a party meeting that she would also name the Democrats’ … Read More


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Trump impeachment charges may go to Senate as early as next week: Pelosi

01 January, 2020 1:46 pm 1:46 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Democratic-led US House of Representatives will send formal impeachment charges against President Donald Trump to the Senate as early as next week, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Friday, setting the stage for his long-awaited trial. Pelosi, the top Democrat in the House, has been engaged in a three-week cat-and-mouse game … Read More


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Bolton says he is willing to testify in Trump impeachment trial

01 January, 2020 1:43 pm 1:43 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser John Bolton said on Monday 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 be removed from office. As a top White House aide who witnessed many … Read More


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US lawmakers gift-wrap an impeachment impasse ahead of holiday break

12 December, 2019 6:10 pm 6:10 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US lawmakers who control the fate of President Donald Trump left Washington for a holiday break on Friday with no agreement over how they will handle the Senate trial to consider his impeachment charges in January. Trump stands little chance of being convicted and removed from office by the Republican-controlled Senate, which … Read More


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US House impeachment of Trump sets stage for trial in Senate

12 December, 2019 9:31 pm 9:31 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The impeachment of President Donald Trump in the US House of Representatives on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress sets the stage for a historic trial next month in the Republican-controlled Senate on whether he should be removed from office. But it was unclear on Thursday how or when … Read More


On eve of expected impeachment, Trump lashes out at Pelosi, Democrats

12 December, 2019 10:08 am 10:08 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – On the eve of his expected impeachment in the US House of Representatives, President Donald Trump accused Democrats of pursuing an “illegal, partisan attempted coup” and declaring war on American democracy as they seek to remove him from office for pressing Ukraine to investigate political rival Joe Biden. Trump’s remarks came in … Read More


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U.S. House panel approves charges, Trump at brink of impeachment

12 December, 2019 10:52 pm 10:52 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A Democratic-controlled House of Representatives committee on Friday took Republican President Donald Trump to the brink of impeachment when it approved two charges against him stemming from his efforts to pressure Ukraine to investigate Democratic political rival Joe Biden. A deeply divided House Judiciary Committee voted 23-17 to approve articles of impeachment … Read More


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US lawmakers begin debating impeachment articles against Trump

12 December, 2019 8:25 am 8:25 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democrats in the US House of Representatives moved closer on Wednesday to impeaching President Donald Trump as a key House committee began debating formal articles of impeachment that are expected to be brought to the House floor next week. The House Judiciary Committee was meeting to consider the two articles, which accuse … Read More


Democrats huddle to draft impeachment charges against Trump

12 December, 2019 9:04 am 9:04 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democrats in the US House of Representatives met to prepare for what could be the final week of their months-old impeachment inquiry that has imperiled Donald Trump’s presidency. After emerging from an all-day closed door meeting, House Judiciary Committee Democratic lawmakers said they were still in the process of drafting formal charges, … Read More