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Donald Trump’s impeachment trial has been temporarily suspended after a last-minute witness was unearthed claiming to have overheard a key phone call with the former president. Jaime Herrera Beutler claims she has contemporaneous notes of a call that House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy had with Mr Trump – the contents of which, she says, proves
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Donald Trump’s impeachment trial is an “unjust, unconstitutional witch-hunt”, politically motivated and “divorced from fact”, the hearing has been told. The former president’s lawyer, Michael van der Veen, opened day four of the Senate trial with a blistering attack, claiming the proceedings did nothing to unify a divided America. Mr Trump is charged with “incitement
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Day three of Donald Trump’s impeachment trial has been told rioters went to the Capitol building because “we take orders from our president”. Democratic representative Diana Degette told the Senate hearing how she was one of the “unlucky members” stuck in the House gallery on 6 January as “the mob” came in, and how she “heard
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Donald Trump was described as the “inciter-in-chief” who “had left everyone in this Capitol for dead” as the impeachment trial against him began in earnest. During eight hours of testimony, Democrat politicians, acting as “impeachment managers”, berated Mr Trump for having whipped up an atmosphere of such febrile aggression that a demonstration of support for
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Huawei has filed a legal challenge against the US Federal Communications Commission which designated the company as a threat to US national security. The telecommunications company was one of two Chinese businesses, alongside ZTE, that received the formal designation last June, which prohibited American companies from spending federal subsidies on their equipment. In a petition
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Former president Donald Trump will face a second impeachment trial after the US Senate ruled it was constitutional. Senators were being asked to vote if Mr Trump can be tried even though he is no longer in office. It was approved 56 to 44, with six Republican senators voting with Democrats. Advertisement
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