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The Latest: GOP report calls Trump actions ‘prudent'

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WASHINGTON - The Latest on House hearings on the impeachment of President Donald Trump :
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A Republican report designed to counter Democrats' impeachment case will argue that President Donald Trump's hesitation to meet with Ukraine's president and provide military aid to the country was “entirely prudent.”
The report, obtained by The Associated Press, disputes that Trump was laying out a “quid pro quo” with Ukraine when he asked the country's president to investigate Democrats. It says Trump holds a “deepseated, genuine, and reasonable skepticism” of Ukraine due to its history of...
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Adviser To President Trump Discusses White House Impeachment Strategy

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NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with White House Deputy Press Secretary Steven Groves about about whether President Trump will have someone represent him in this week's impeachment inquiry hearing.
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Jerry Nadler Blasts Trump For Hiding From Impeachment Hearing

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House Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Jerry Nadler said that Trump was hiding by refusing to participate in the impeachment hearings.
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Democrats set the stage for Trump's impeachment with key hearing

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Democratic lawmakers in Congress will take a big step this week in what appears now to be an inexorable march toward impeaching U.S. President Donald Trump, with the start of hearings seen as a precursor to formal charges being announced within weeks.
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Trump impeachment inquiry: Democrats prepare for key hearing

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Democrats set take major step in probe with hearings seen as the precursor to formal changes against Trump.
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Trump blasts Dems for holding impeachment hearing while he's in U.K. for NATO

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Trump also claimed Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy had absolved him of wrongdoing in an interview.
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House Intel Will Release Impeachment Report Ahead Of Landmark Hearing

House Intel Will Release Impeachment Report Ahead Of Landmark Hearing

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House lawmakers will unveil on Monday its impeachment report on President Trump behind closed doors.
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Trump Heads to London as Impeachment Inquiry Progresses

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President Trump left a dreary Washington on Monday with some pointed words for Democrats, who, he said, are deliberately holding an impeachment hearing while he is out of the country.
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Trump whines ‘not nice' to hold impeachment hearing while he's overseas as Dems scramble to finish final report

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President Trump accused Democrats on Monday of “purposely” scheduling an impeachment hearing for when he's overseas, whining it wasn't “nice” of them to do so. “Heading to Europe to represent our Country and fight hard for the American People while the Do Nothing Democrats purposely scheduled an...
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