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Trump's impeachment charges move to Senate; NEWS BRIEFING ; WORLD

Jan 16, 2020 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

Donald Trump's impeachment trial moved a step closer last night as the US House of Representatives voted to send two articles it had been sitting on to the Senate and approved the prosecutors set to handle only the third impeachment in US history. The president, who expects to be cleared, is charged with abuse of power over his pressure on Ukraine to investigate Joe Biden, his Democratic rival, using military aid as leverage. He is also accused of obstructing Congress. Page 17