Trump Impeachment

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National security adviser John Bolton listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington, April 9, 2018.
Claim by former national security adviser could blow up Trump's major impeachment defense
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Sun, 01/26/2020 - 21:34
 Vote Expected This Week on Allowing Witnesses in Trump Impeachment Trial
Experts expect lawmakers in the Republican-majority Senate to vote on whether or not to allow witnesses and documents that so far have been blocked by the White House
VOA Journalist Arash Arabasadi
Sun, 01/26/2020 - 18:59
(FILES) In this file photo taken on January 3, 2020 US President Donald Trump speaks during a 'Evangelicals for Trump' campaign…
Second week of Trump's trial in Senate resumes Monday
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Sun, 01/26/2020 - 11:12
FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani has coffee with Ukrainian-American businessman Lev Parnas at…
Moments later, in tape obtained by AP, he calls for firing of US ambassador to Ukraine
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Sat, 01/25/2020 - 19:24
Trump Impeachment Defense Closes First Week of Trial
The first week of the U.S. Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump ended Saturday as the president’s attorney began their defense, arguing he had done nothing wrong in his dealings with Ukraine. Trump’s team has up to three days to argue before the 100 senators weighing whether Trump’s actions merit his removal from office. VOA’s congressional correspondent Katherine Gypson has more.
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Sat, 01/25/2020 - 18:40
This still image taken from a US Senate webcast shows Counsel to the President Jay Sekulow speaking in the Senate Chamber
White House Counsel Pat Cipollone said Democratic House managers did not ‘come anywhere close’ to meeting their objectives
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Sat, 01/25/2020 - 13:49
New Trump Administration Rules Target 'Birth Tourism'
The Trump administration announced Thursday new visa rules to stop what is known as “birth tourism.” The new guidelines state the U.S. can deny tourist visas to pregnant women if consular officers determine that the applicant is traveling to give birth in the United States, in order to secure the child U.S. citizenship. VOA’s Ardita Dunellari has more from Washington.
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Fri, 01/24/2020 - 23:27
Trump's  Lawyers Prepare to Mount Defense in Senate Impeachment Trial
Democrats have concluded three days of opening arguments in the Senate impeachment trial of U.S. President Donald Trump, setting the stage for the president’s lawyers to present their case in the days ahead. As VOA’s Michael Bowman reports, House impeachment managers painstakingly argued for Trump’s conviction and removal from office, but Senate Republicans, who control the chamber, are mostly united in their defense of the president.
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Fri, 01/24/2020 - 22:56
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) speaks during the second day of the Senate impeachment trial of U.S…
The U.S. Constitution commands the U.S. Senate be responsible for holding an impeachment trial. But it does not say anything about how the trial is to be conducted. While there are some rules that have been determined for this trial, much of its direction will be determined by Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. VOA's Steve Redisch reports.
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Fri, 01/24/2020 - 22:40
The word "Impeachment" as it is written in Article II of the U.S. Constitution, is seen on display in the Rotunda for the Charters of Freedom at the National Archives Museum in Washington.
While Democrats say president’s conduct with Ukraine meets constitutional threshold for impeachment, Trump’s lawyers insist he didn’t commit crime and can’t be convicted
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Fri, 01/24/2020 - 20:59
In this image from video, House impeachment manager Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y., speaks during the impeachment trial against…
Democrats conclude final arguments as Trump’s legal team is set to begin his defense Saturday
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Fri, 01/24/2020 - 16:21
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco, Jan. 13, 2020.
In Kyiv, secretary of state will meet with Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, whose July 25 phone call with Trump triggered the whistleblower complaint that led to Trump's impeachment
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Fri, 01/24/2020 - 11:57
FILE - Faith leaders pray with President Donald Trump during a rally for evangelical supporters in Miami.
A study released Friday by the Pew Research Center illustrated these tendencies, along with the growing Republican suspicion of media sources during the Trump administration
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Fri, 01/24/2020 - 11:26
FILE - President Donald Trump speaks to attorney Alan Dershowitz, right, as he arrives for Christmas Eve dinner at Mar-a-lago in Palm Beach, Florida, Dec. 24, 2019.
The retired Harvard law professor had already been asked by Trump’s legal team to assist with the defense at his impeachment trial and, with the case opening in a matter of weeks, the Republican president wanted to know: Was he on board?
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Fri, 01/24/2020 - 08:56
House impeachment manager Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., speaks during the impeachment trial against President Trump
Friday is the last day for the Democrats’ opening arguments in Trump’s impeachment trial
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Fri, 01/24/2020 - 05:14

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