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Trump impeachment trial opens as watchdog faults White House on Ukraine

5 days ago   |   By Reuters

The Senate impeachment trial on whether to remove U.S. President Donald Trump from office formally began on Thursday even as a congressional watchdog found that the White House broke the law by withholding security aid for Ukraine approved by Congress.
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Trump impeachment trial opens; White House faulted on Ukraine aid freeze

5 days ago   |   By Reuters

As the Senate formally opened the impeachment trial on whether to remove Donald Trump from office, a nonpartisan congressional watchdog on Thursday dealt the Republican president a blow by concluding that the White House violated the law by withholding security aid approved for Ukraine by U.S. lawmakers.
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