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Democrats signal unveiling of articles of impeachment amid abuse of power and obstruction of Congress charges against Donald Trump
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Democrats signal unveiling of articles of impeachment amid abuse of power and obstruction of Congress charges against Donald Trump

House Democrats signaled that they would unveil articles of impeachment Tuesday morning that charge President Donald Trump with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress, for conduct they called a "clear and present danger" to the 2020 election and national security.

Donald Trump says Rudy Giuliani wants to take information from Ukraine investigation to attorney general, Congress
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Donald Trump says Rudy Giuliani wants to take information from Ukraine investigation to attorney general, Congress

Donald Trump said Rudy Giuliani had not yet told him what information he has gathered, though the president said he's heard it was plentiful.

Donald Trump slams Democrats over clash in dates of impeachment hearing, NATO leaders’ meeting; suggests possibility of moving SC against proceedings
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Donald Trump slams Democrats over clash in dates of impeachment hearing, NATO leaders’ meeting; suggests possibility of moving SC against proceedings

President Donald Trump on Monday accused Democrats of scheduling this week’s impeachment hearing to undercut him during his trip abroad for a NATO leaders’ meeting playing out at a crucial moment for the 70-year-old military alliance

Donald Trump accuses impeachment inquiry witness of lying, offers explanation for using personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani on Ukraine policy
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Donald Trump accuses impeachment inquiry witness of lying, offers explanation for using personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani on Ukraine policy

President Donald Trump on Friday accused a witness in the Democratic-led impeachment inquiry of lying and offered an explanation for his controversial use of his personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani on Ukraine policy

Donald Trump impeachment inquiry: An echo of Watergate as Gordon Sondland's remarks refocus the debate
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Donald Trump impeachment inquiry: An echo of Watergate as Gordon Sondland's remarks refocus the debate

Sondland made a point of stressing that he was no rogue operator but in fact at key moments had kept everyone "in the loop", including the vice-president, secretary of state, acting White House chief of staff and national security advisor.

'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.

Facebook bars any content that claims to reveal Trump impeachment whistleblower
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Facebook bars any content that claims to reveal Trump impeachment whistleblower

A US intelligence official complained about Trump's July 25 telephone call with Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskiy in October.

Donald Trump 'has got to be stopped': Democrats defy impeachment risks; move justified, but 'inherently dangerous', feel experts
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Donald Trump 'has got to be stopped': Democrats defy impeachment risks; move justified, but 'inherently dangerous', feel experts

Democrats were emboldened by Wednesday's release of a rough transcript of Trump's July call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, which confirmed that the Republican president repeatedly asked a foreign power to investigate his leading Democratic political rival, Joe Biden.

Donald Trump calls impeachment inquiry a 'joke' as Democrats accuse US president of 'mafia-style shakedown' of his Ukrainian counterpart
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Donald Trump calls impeachment inquiry a 'joke' as Democrats accuse US president of 'mafia-style shakedown' of his Ukrainian counterpart

Donald Trump on Wednesday dismissed as a "joke" the grounds laid out for the impeachment inquiry into him, as Democrats stood firm in accusing the US president of a "mafia-style shakedown" of his Ukrainian counterpart

Donald Trump's 25 July conversation with Ukraine president Volodymyr Zelensky released: Transcript shows president pushed for Joe Biden investigation
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Donald Trump's 25 July conversation with Ukraine president Volodymyr Zelensky released: Transcript shows president pushed for Joe Biden investigation

US president Donald Trump told Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to work with the US Attorney General William Barr to investigate the conduct of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and his son, Hunter Biden, who sat on the board of a Ukrainian natural gas company, and offered to meet with the president at the White House after he promised to conduct the inquiry.

Nancy Pelosi launches impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump: Take a look at how the proceedings work
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Nancy Pelosi launches impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump: Take a look at how the proceedings work

Pelosi, who well understands the challenges Democrats might face in proceeding with an impeachment inquiry, has long resisted calls from many progressive lawmakers to initiate the the proceedings.

Nancy Pelosi announces impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump after sustained resistance to 'divisive' move; what forced Speaker's hand?
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Nancy Pelosi announces impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump after sustained resistance to 'divisive' move; what forced Speaker's hand?

The decision of the Democratic-majority US House of Representatives to launch an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump is the culmination almost three years' worth of demands — some from even before he took charge of the White House in 2016 — by personalities from across the political and business spectrums to initiate the proceedings against Trump.

'Are you allowed to impeach a president for gross incompetence?' Donald Trump's 2014 tweet comes back to haunt him as he faces impeachment inquiry
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'Are you allowed to impeach a president for gross incompetence?' Donald Trump's 2014 tweet comes back to haunt him as he faces impeachment inquiry

House speaker Nancy Pelosi launched a formal impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump on Tuesday. This is how Twitter reacted to the news.

US activists demand impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump, present petition to Congress with 10 mn signatures
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US activists demand impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump, present petition to Congress with 10 mn signatures

Two House Democrats joined activists who presented Congress with signatures calling on lawmakers to begin impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump.

Mueller report: Democrats issue subpoena for full document on Russian collusion probe, stop short of calling for Donald Trump's impeachment
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Mueller report: Democrats issue subpoena for full document on Russian collusion probe, stop short of calling for Donald Trump's impeachment

The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, Rep Jerrold Nadler, has issued a subpoena for special counsel Robert Mueller ’s full report as Democrats intensified their investigation of President Donald Trump, but leaders stopped short of liberal demands for impeachment proceedings.

Donald Trump ally Roger Stone charged with lying about Russian-hacked emails in Robert Mueller probe
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Donald Trump ally Roger Stone charged with lying about Russian-hacked emails in Robert Mueller probe

President Donald Trump's confidant Roger Stone has been charged with lying about his pursuit of Russian-hacked emails to leverage a win for Trump and damaging to Hillary Clinton's 2016 election bid in the Robert Mueller probe.

Donald Trump caves in, says will reopen US Govt till 15 February and he doesn't get any money for border wall
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Donald Trump caves in, says will reopen US Govt till 15 February and he doesn't get any money for border wall

US president Donald Trump who dragged 800,000 government workers through a 35 day shutdown and bragged that he would not "cave" finally did, re-opening the government for a temporary 3 week period as public opinion against him has risen to an all time high.

'Conspiracy, collusion, cover-up': What the 4 am arrest of Roger Stone means for the Donald Trump White House
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'Conspiracy, collusion, cover-up': What the 4 am arrest of Roger Stone means for the Donald Trump White House

Roger Stone, a longtime Donald Trump aide and Republican operative with a reputation for dirty tricks and political dark arts, was indicted and arrested in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation in a 4 a.m. raid at his Florida home Friday, adding to the long trail of breadcrumbs in the alleged Russia collusion that may have influenced the 2016 election result.

'The stress is getting to everyone': US Govt shutdown pushes US air travel system to the brink; safety fears spiral
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'The stress is getting to everyone': US Govt shutdown pushes US air travel system to the brink; safety fears spiral

The strain of a 34-day partial government shutdown is weighing on America's air-travel system, both the federal workers who make it go and the airlines that depend on them.