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Trump rejects impeachment charges in legal, political defense

Reuters Monday, 20 January 2020
U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday rejected Democratic-led House of Representatives' impeachment charges as an affront to the U.S. Constitution in a pre-trial brief that was as much a political case against removing him as it was a legal defense.
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On the day before his Senate trial, President Donald Trump's lawyers on Monday blasted the impeachment charges against him, calling the allegations that he had abused his power and obstructed Congress an affront to the U.S. Constitution and that the charges must be rejected. Chris Dignam has...

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