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Impeachment Trial: Trump Wants Drama, but GOP Wants It Over

Washington — Donald Trump wants more than acquittal. He wants vindication. With impeachment by the House appearing certain, the president has made clear that he views the next step, a trial in the GOP-controlled Senate, as his focus. The president sees the ...
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AP FACT CHECK: Nunes Asserts a Biden Crime That Wasn’t

WASHINGTON — Congressional Republicans at impeachment hearings Tuesday tried to defend President Donald Trump by pushing a widely discredited claim that former Vice President Joe Biden pressed Ukraine’s government to shut down a corruption investigation of Bur...
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Impeachment: Trump Overheard Demanding ‘Investigations’

WASHINGTON — For the first time a top diplomat testified Wednesday that President Donald Trump was overheard asking about “the investigations” that he wanted Ukraine to pursue that are central to the impeachment inquiry. William Taylor, the top U.S. diploma...
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US Diplomat Acknowledges Ukraine Aid Tied to Investigation

WASHINGTON — "I now do recall." With that stunning reversal, diplomat Gordon Sondland handed House impeachment investigators another key piece of corroborating testimony Tuesday. He acknowledged what Democrats contend was a clear quid pro quo, pushed by Pre...