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# donald-trump - Today’s News

Explainer: Here's what you need to know as Trump's impeachment trial gets under way

A phone call to the Ukrainian president and some withheld funding sparked a chain of events leading to the US Senate floor this week.

# donald-trump - Yesterday’s News

Trump's legal team slams impeachment charges as 'brazen and unlawful'

The impeachment trial is set to begin next Tuesday.

# donald-trump - Friday 17 January, 2020

Ken Starr - who was at centre of Clinton's impeachment in 1990s - joins Trump's defence team

Celebrity lawyer Alan Dershowitz is also part of the defence team in the Senate impeachment hearing into Donald Trump.

# donald-trump - Thursday 16 January, 2020

Trump impeachment: White House 'violated law' by freezing Ukraine aid, non-partisan watchdog says

The damning assessment comes ahead of the Senate’s impeachment hearing getting under way next week.

Donald Trump's articles of impeachment to be read out in the Senate today

The impeachment trial will begin next Thursday.

# donald-trump - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

The prosecutors for Donald Trump's impeachment trial next week have been unveiled

Senior Democrats Adam Schiff and Jerry Nadler will lead the team in the Senate impeachment hearing.

# donald-trump - Tuesday 14 January, 2020

Impeachment trial of President Donald Trump likely to begin next Tuesday

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he expects the House of Representatives to send the articles of impeachment through to the upper chamber tomorrow.

# donald-trump - Sunday 12 January, 2020

UK ambassador to Iran summoned following arrest at anti-government protest

176 people were killed when the plane was shot down earlier this week.

# donald-trump - Friday 10 January, 2020

Trump boasts that Soleimani got 'American justice' as House vote to curb his military moves in Iran

Trump said he had no plans to take further military action.

# donald-trump - Thursday 9 January, 2020

'Insulting and demeaning': White House briefing on Soleimani killing criticised by some Republicans

Officials have repeatedly claimed a threat to Americans in the Middle East led to the killing.

# donald-trump - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

Iran 'appears to be standing down': Trump says sanctions to remain in place after missile strikes

There were no casualties after Iran fired more than a dozen ballistic missiles in the early hours of this morning.

What do we know about the Iraq air bases targeted by Iran?

Two US air bases were targeted by Iran.

Facebook helped get Donald Trump elected, says senior executive

But Andrew Bosworth said Facebook didn’t play the kind of the role everyone thinks it did.

# donald-trump - Tuesday 7 January, 2020

Over 50 people killed in stampede at funeral procession of Iranian general killed by US

The incident happened in Kerman, the hometown of General Qassem Soleimani.

# donald-trump - Monday 6 January, 2020

UNESCO warns Trump against targeting Iranian cultural sites

Donald Trump had threatened to target cultural sites in Iran.

Mourners gather in 'million strong' crowd for funeral of Iranian general killed by US

Qassem Soleimani’s daughter has spoken of an attack on the US military in retaliation.

# donald-trump - Sunday 5 January, 2020

Iraqi parliament passes motion to expel US military from country following Qasem Soleimani killing

Pro-Iran factions have ramped up pressure on US forces in Iraq since Friday’s drone strike.

# donald-trump - Saturday 4 January, 2020

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'Father, release his power' - Evangelical leaders pray for Donald Trump in Miami megachurch

Trump spoke to more than 5,000 Christians at the event last night.

Iraq's prime minister joins mourners in Baghdad for funeral of top Iranian general killed by US

Thousands of Iraqis chanted “Death to America” as they joined the funeral procession for General Qassem Soleimani.

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Poll: Should the US Senate vote to remove Donald Trump from office?

Donald Trump is the third US President to face impeachment charges, along with Andrew Johnson and Bill Clinton.

# donald-trump - Friday 3 January, 2020

Donald Trump says Iranian general 'should have been taken out many years ago'

The US President has also claimed that Iranian leaders aren’t as saddened as they will “let the outside world believe”.

'We've woken up to a more dangerous world': The world reacts to the US killing of a top Iran general

Presidential hopeful Joe Biden said we could be on the brink of a “major conflict across the Middle East”.

# donald-trump - Thursday 2 January, 2020

Mike Pompeo postpones Ukraine trip after attack on US embassy in Iraq

A mob of pro-Iran demonstrators stormed the US embassy in Baghdad yesterday.

# donald-trump - Wednesday 1 January, 2020

Trump deploys hundreds of US soldiers to Middle East after embassy attack in Iraq

Thousands of soldiers may be deployed in the coming days.

# donald-trump - Monday 30 December, 2019

Pompeo to travel to Ukraine later this week ahead of Trump's impeachment trial

The trip will make Pompeo the most senior US official to visit Kiev since the scandal erupted.

More than 2,500 Defence Forces personnel deployed for Trump and Pence visits

The end-of-year summary of defence and security operations in 2019 has been published.

# donald-trump - Friday 27 December, 2019

Colleagues describe Navy Seal pardoned by Trump as 'freaking evil'

Veterans told investigators that Eddie Gallagher, was “okay with killing anybody that was moving”.

Spotify to suspend political advertising in 2020

The company said it does not have the necessary level of robustness in its systems to responsibly validate and review this content.

Canadian broadcaster defends cutting Donald Trump cameo from Home Alone 2 screening

Trump, who appears very briefly in the film, appeared to find the controversy amusing.

Irish flags, vodka and a Che Guevara stamp: Gifts given and received by Varadkar and Coveney in 2019

Books, hampers and historical gifts are often given to heads of state.

# donald-trump - Thursday 26 December, 2019

Republican senator 'disturbed' at her party's closeness to Donald Trump ahead of impeachment

Republican senator 'disturbed' at her party's closeness to Donald Trump ahead of impeachment

“It means that we have to take that step back from being hand-in-glove with the defence,” Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski said.

# donald-trump - Tuesday 24 December, 2019

Trump says North Korea's threat of 'Christmas gift' to US may be a 'beautiful vase as opposed to a missile test'

Nuclear talks between the US and North Korea have been stalled since a February summit fell apart.

# donald-trump - Monday 23 December, 2019

Trump to hold first 2020 rally in Ohio as McConnell says he's not ruling out witnesses in Senate trial

Ohio, once an extremely competitive swing state, has trended more towards voting Republican in recent years.

# donald-trump - Sunday 22 December, 2019

White House believes Nancy Pelosi will 'yield' on impeachment delay

“We think her case is going nowhere,” said Marc Short, chief of staff to Vice President Mike Pence.

# donald-trump - Saturday 21 December, 2019

Donald Trump officially launches military 'Space Force'

It will initially have about 200 people and a first-year budget of $40 million.

# donald-trump - Friday 20 December, 2019

Trump accepts Pelosi invite to deliver State of Union speech on 4 February

The speech will take place in the US House of Representatives.

Trump demands 'immediate' impeachment trial in US Senate

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has delayed sending the articles of impeachment to the Senate.

'We need to restore the integrity of the presidency': Democrat candidates target Trump in debate

Only a day after Trump’s impeachment, seven candidates gathered for another debate.

# donald-trump - Thursday 19 December, 2019

Nancy Pelosi says impeachment leaves ‘spring’ in people’s step

The start date for the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump is up in the air.

Donald Trump has been impeached, what happens next?

The process now moves to the Senate but exactly when is not clear.

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