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Senate impeachment trial casts cloud over State of the Union

Jan 16, 2020 - The Washington Times

President Trump could be defending himself against House Democrats' impeachment charges at the same time he is touting his accomplishments during the State of the Union address, now that the House has sent over articles of impeachment to start a Senate trial.

A similar dichotomy was on display Wednesday. As House Democrats paraded the impeachment articles across the Capitol, Mr. Trump celebrated the signing of the first phase of a historic trade agreement with China.

The impeachment...