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Trump Impeachment Looms as 2020 Election Issue

December 25, 2019 01:33 AM
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U.S. President Donald Trump was assured of a place in history this month when the House of Representatives voted to impeach him over his efforts to pressure Ukraine to investigate political rival Joe Biden. Trump is expected to be acquitted in an impeachment trial early next year in the Republican-controlled Senate, but the political fallout from the impeachment drama will be a factor in the 2020 presidential election. VOA National Correspondent Jim Malone has more from Washington.