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Donald Trump has a fresh Russia problem: Unread intelligence and a missing strategy
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Donald Trump has a fresh Russia problem: Unread intelligence and a missing strategy

US lawmakers on Tuesday emerged from closed briefings to challenge why Donald Trump and his advisors failed to recognise the seriousness of the intelligence assessment.

After surviving impeachment trial, Donald Trump returns to making inaccurate claims on Ukraine, New Mexico
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After surviving impeachment trial, Donald Trump returns to making inaccurate claims on Ukraine, New Mexico

President Donald Trump celebrated his acquittal by the Senate in meandering remarks made on Thursday, when he recited a familiar litany of falsehoods and misleading assertions about the impeachment trial against him, his political enemies and his own record

Five key takeaways from Donald Trump's impeachment trial; president likely to be acquitted after Wednesday's vote
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Five key takeaways from Donald Trump's impeachment trial; president likely to be acquitted after Wednesday's vote

House impeachment managers and President Donald Trump’s defence team delivered their closing arguments Monday with an eye toward history, but with little hope of changing any senator’s mind

US Senate rejects witnesses in Donald Trump impeachment trial, clears way for acquittal that is now likely on 5 February
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US Senate rejects witnesses in Donald Trump impeachment trial, clears way for acquittal that is now likely on 5 February

The Senate narrowly rejected Democratic demands to summon witnesses for Donald Trump’s impeachment trial late Friday, all but ensuring Trump's acquittal in just the third trial to threaten a president's removal in US history

Donald Trump lawyer's impeachment argument stokes fears of 'normalisation of lawlessness' by a president
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Donald Trump lawyer's impeachment argument stokes fears of 'normalisation of lawlessness' by a president

When a lawyer for President Donald Trump suggested to senators this week that whatever a president does in pursuit of reelection is inherently in the public’s interest, the moment crystallised fears among some of Trump’s critics about creeping presidential autocracy

Donald Trump impeachment trial enters volatile new phase as senators get to ask their own questions
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Donald Trump impeachment trial enters volatile new phase as senators get to ask their own questions

After six days of carefully-choreographed oral arguments, President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial is about to enter a volatile new phase as senators are allowed to ask whatever they want of House prosecutors and White House lawyers

Donald Trump 'made a religious man out of Vladimir Putin,' jokes Democratic Representative Adam Schiff during impeachment trial
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Donald Trump 'made a religious man out of Vladimir Putin,' jokes Democratic Representative Adam Schiff during impeachment trial

Representative Adam Schiff, recalled how Vladimir Putin in November had said he was relieved that Ukraine, instead of Russia, was now being accused of meddling in the 2016 US presidential election.

US Senate to serve as both judge and jury in Donald Trump impeachment trial; hearing won't resemble anything seen on Court TV
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US Senate to serve as both judge and jury in Donald Trump impeachment trial; hearing won't resemble anything seen on Court TV

The Senate's impeachment proceedings against US President Donald Trump won't resemble anything Americans have seen on Court TV

Donald Trump used military aid to pressurise Ukraine president, obstructed Congress’ impeachment probe, says report released by Democrats
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Donald Trump used military aid to pressurise Ukraine president, obstructed Congress’ impeachment probe, says report released by Democrats

US President Donald Trump solicited foreign interference to boost his re-election chances, undermined national security and ordered an unprecedented campaign to obstruct Congress, Democrats said on Tuesday in a report

Congressional Democrats name four witnesses to testify at public hearing of Donald Trump's impeachment inquiry
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Congressional Democrats name four witnesses to testify at public hearing of Donald Trump's impeachment inquiry

The Judiciary panel is also expected to receive a report this week from the House Intelligence Committee laying out the Democratic case for Trump's impeachment

Ahead of key vote on Donald Trump impeachment inquiry, two conflicting reports state their cases
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Ahead of key vote on Donald Trump impeachment inquiry, two conflicting reports state their cases

The vote on Tuesday will bring to a close more than two months of investigation by the intelligence panel and shift the case against Donald Trump into the judiciary panel

White House says it will not participate in Donald Trump's impeachment hearing on Wednesday, cites lack of 'fundamental fairness'
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White House says it will not participate in Donald Trump's impeachment hearing on Wednesday, cites lack of 'fundamental fairness'

The White House told Democratic lawmakers on Sunday that US president Donald Trump and his lawyers would not participate in a congressional impeachment hearing this week, citing a lack of 'fundamental fairness'

Donald Trump faces two deadlines as focus of impeachment inquiry shifts towards considering charges over Ukraine dealings
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Donald Trump faces two deadlines as focus of impeachment inquiry shifts towards considering charges over Ukraine dealings

Congressional investigators have been looking into whether Donald Trump abused his power by pressuring Ukraine to launch investigations of former Democratic Vice President Joe Biden, who is running to unseat him in the 2020 presidential election

'Gordon Sondland made Quid Pro Quo great again': EU envoy's testimony in impeachment probe against Donald Trump takes Twitter by storm
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'Gordon Sondland made Quid Pro Quo great again': EU envoy's testimony in impeachment probe against Donald Trump takes Twitter by storm

'Everyone was in the loop,' Gordon Sondland testified in opening remarks in impeachment probe against Donald Trump, 'It was no secret.'

Donald Trump impeachment inquiry: Gordon Sondland ties US president to Ukraine pressure campaign; EU envoy kept Pompeo informed
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Donald Trump impeachment inquiry: Gordon Sondland ties US president to Ukraine pressure campaign; EU envoy kept Pompeo informed

Gordon Sondland, the diplomat at the center of the House impeachment inquiry, kept Secretary of State Mike Pompeo apprised of key developments in the campaign to pressure Ukraine's leader into public commitments that would satisfy President Donald Trump, two people briefed on the matter said.

Donald Trump attacks impeachment testifier Marie Yovanovitch on Twitter; Democrats condemn 'witness intimidation'
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Donald Trump attacks impeachment testifier Marie Yovanovitch on Twitter; Democrats condemn 'witness intimidation'

Trump blasted Marie Yovanovitch, a career diplomat, as she explained to the second day of televised impeachment hearings how she had fought corruption in Ukraine and how the Trump administration abruptly removed from her post earlier this year

US diplomat Gordon Sondland admits Ukraine aid was linked to Biden family in Donald Trump's impeachment inquiry
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US diplomat Gordon Sondland admits Ukraine aid was linked to Biden family in Donald Trump's impeachment inquiry

Diplomat Gordon Sondland acknowledged what Democrats contend was a clear quid pro quo, pushed by President Donald Trump and his personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, with Ukraine.

Facing backlash over 'rat-infested Baltimore' remark, Trump steps up attack on black lawmaker, calls him 'racist'
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Facing backlash over 'rat-infested Baltimore' remark, Trump steps up attack on black lawmaker, calls him 'racist'

Facing growing accusations of racism for his incendiary tweets, US president Donald Trump lashed out at his critics Monday and sought to deflect the criticism by labelling black congressman Elijah Cummings as 'racist'

US lawmakers caution Donald Trump against firing top law enforcement officials over Russia probe, Republican memo
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US lawmakers caution Donald Trump against firing top law enforcement officials over Russia probe, Republican memo

Democrats cautioned Donald Trump that firing top law enforcement officials over the investigation into his campaign's links to Russia could spark a dangerous "confrontation".