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'Loser': A look at how lifelong fear bookended Donald Trump's presidency
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'Loser': A look at how lifelong fear bookended Donald Trump's presidency

Many observers of Trump family history have reflected on the influence of the patriarch, developer Fred Trump, who had his own version of the binary taxonomy of humanity: The strong and the weak

Joe Biden formally designated apparent winner of 3 Nov election by GSA administrator
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Joe Biden formally designated apparent winner of 3 Nov election by GSA administrator

Most of Donald Trump’s Republican allies had stood by his side as he attempted to overturn Joe Biden’s victory in the 3 November election

Donald Trump said to be readying to withdraw troops from Afghanistan, Iraq, Somalia
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Donald Trump said to be readying to withdraw troops from Afghanistan, Iraq, Somalia

Trump’s national security advisor, Robert O’Brien, said last month that the United States would withdraw about 2,500 troops from Afghanistan by early next year

Donald Trump demonstrates respect for neither Ruth Bader Ginsburg, nor the rules
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Donald Trump demonstrates respect for neither Ruth Bader Ginsburg, nor the rules

In the context of some epic cheating, jamming yet another of Donald Trump's nominees onto the Supreme Court as the clock runs out is nothing

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.

Donald Trump invokes emergency powers; signs relief plan which provides sick leave to workers with COVID-19, free virus tests
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Donald Trump invokes emergency powers; signs relief plan which provides sick leave to workers with COVID-19, free virus tests

The Senate overwhelmingly passed a second coronavirus response bill, which Donald Trump signed Wednesday night. The vote was a lopsided 90-8 despite worries by many Republicans about a temporary new employer mandate to provide sick leave to workers who get COVID-19. The measure is also aimed at making tests for the virus-free.

'Not a racist remark': Donald Trump dubs coronavirus as 'Chinese virus' despite putting Asian Americans at risk of hate crimes
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'Not a racist remark': Donald Trump dubs coronavirus as 'Chinese virus' despite putting Asian Americans at risk of hate crimes

Asked why he keeps calling the coronavirus the 'Chinese virus' when scientists say the disease doesn't respect borders and is not caused by ethnicity, Donald Trump told reporters at the White House that he doesn't consider it a racist remark.

Donald Trump impeachment trial: Republicans move to block witnesses, driving case towards acquittal
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Donald Trump impeachment trial: Republicans move to block witnesses, driving case towards acquittal

The White House and Senate Republicans worked aggressively on Wednesday to discount damaging revelations from John R Bolton and line up the votes to block new witnesses from testifying in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, in a push to bring the proceeding to a swift close

Democrats seek to play up Donald Trump's impeachment ahead of polls, but Nancy Pelosi's delay tests public opinion
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Democrats seek to play up Donald Trump's impeachment ahead of polls, but Nancy Pelosi's delay tests public opinion

Democrats know they don't have the votes to convict President Donald Trump when the Senate convenes as the Court of Impeachment. But they are pursuing the case in the court of public opinion.

Nancy Pelosi says she will 'soon' submit articles of impeachment against Donald Trump to Senate after facing pressure for delaying trial
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Nancy Pelosi says she will 'soon' submit articles of impeachment against Donald Trump to Senate after facing pressure for delaying trial

Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she will "soon'' transmit the articles of impeachment against Donald Trump, signalling a potential thaw in the standoff with Senate Republicans as she warned against rushing to an acquittal without a fair trial

Ex-NSA John Bolton willing to testify in Donald Trump impeachment trial; pressure builds for witnesses
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Ex-NSA John Bolton willing to testify in Donald Trump impeachment trial; pressure builds for witnesses

John Bolton, the former White House national security advisor, said on Monday that he was willing to testify at President Donald Trump's impeachment trial, putting new pressure on Republicans to call witnesses and raising the possibility of revelations as the Senate weighs Trump's removal

Donald Trump impeachment: With fresh evidence in hand, Chuck Schumer demands more emails and documents
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Donald Trump impeachment: With fresh evidence in hand, Chuck Schumer demands more emails and documents

Senator Chuck Schumer said on Monday that newly-released emails showing that military aid to Ukraine was suspended 90 minutes after President Donald Trump demanded "a favour" from Ukraine's president were "explosive"

'It's so unfair’: Donald Trump complains about Nancy Pelosi’s delay in sending impeachment articles to Senate
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'It's so unfair’: Donald Trump complains about Nancy Pelosi’s delay in sending impeachment articles to Senate

'It's so unfair', Trump said, days after he was impeached by the House, as he spoke at a conservative student conference organized by the group Turning Point USA

Donald Trump impeached by House for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress, faces Senate vote next
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Donald Trump impeached by House for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress, faces Senate vote next

The House of Representatives on Wednesday impeached President Donald Trump for obstruction of Congress and abuse of power, making him the third president in history to be charged with committing high crimes and misdemeanors and face removal by the Senate

Donald Trump poised to become third US president to be impeached; Democratic-led House set to hold historic vote this week
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Donald Trump poised to become third US president to be impeached; Democratic-led House set to hold historic vote this week

Donald Trump is likely this week to become the third US president to be impeached when the Democratic-led House of Representatives votes on charges stemming from his effort to pressure Ukraine to investigate political rival Joe Biden.

Donald Trump reacts to impeachment proceedings, calls move unfair and Opposition 'Party of Hate'
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Donald Trump reacts to impeachment proceedings, calls move unfair and Opposition 'Party of Hate'

Once passed by the House, the trial for impeachment would be carried out in the 100-member US Senate, where Trump's Republican party has a majority

House judiciary panel approves articles of impeachment against Donald Trump, sends charges for a House Vote
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House judiciary panel approves articles of impeachment against Donald Trump, sends charges for a House Vote

A longer trial could feature witnesses presenting a robust defense of Trump, but it could also risk undermining the gravity of the impeachment process.

US House panel approves articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, sets up full vote for next week
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US House panel approves articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, sets up full vote for next week

The House is expected to approve the two articles of impeachment next week, before lawmakers depart for the holidays.

House Judiciary Committee grinds through Republican objections to impeachment articles against Donald Trump
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House Judiciary Committee grinds through Republican objections to impeachment articles against Donald Trump

The House Judiciary Committee trudged toward a historic impeachment vote Thursday, turning back Republican attempts to kill the charges that President Donald Trump abused his power and obstructed Congress

As US Judiciary Committee opens debate on Donald Trump's articles of impeachment, Republicans and Democrats let fly
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As US Judiciary Committee opens debate on Donald Trump's articles of impeachment, Republicans and Democrats let fly

The House Judiciary Committee opened debate on Wednesday evening on two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, starting a sombre and deeply partisan confrontation over the Democrats' charges that the president abused his power and obstructed Congress