After 13 hours of debate, senators finally agreed to the rules that will govern how the rest of the trial plays out. … [Read more...] about Donald Trump’s impeachment trial continues in the US senate, live blog
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Democrat Adam Schiff opened for the prosecution saying America's founders added the remedy of impeachment in the Constitution with "precisely this type of conduct in mind — conduct that abuses the power of office for a personal benefit, that undermines our national security, and that invites foreign interference in the democratic process of an election". … [Read more...] about Donald Trump’s impeachment trial turns bitter as the US Senate votes to approve rules governing trial
"To Impeach a President who has proven through results, including producing perhaps the strongest economy in our country's history, to have one of the most successful presidencies ever, and most importantly, who has done NOTHING wrong, is sheer Political Madness," he wrote on Twitter. … [Read more...] about Donald Trump hits out at ‘sheer political madness’ after Democrats unveil articles of impeachment against him
Mr Mueller submitted his final report on March 22In May, US Attorney-General William Barr launched his own inquiry examining the origins of the Mueller probeLater that same month, Australia's ambassador to the United States Joe Hockey wrote to Mr Barr confirming that Australia would "use its best endeavours to support your efforts in this matter"In June, the ABC learned that Mr Hockey and Mr Barr met at the Australian embassy in Washington DC. It remains unclear what that meeting was aboutThe ABC understands the initial conversation between Mr Trump and Mr Morrison about the investigation happened months ago. The New York Times reports the White House curbed access to the callLate last month, Mr Morrison met Mr Trump as part of his state visit to the USAlertMe … [Read more...] about Donald Trump asked Australia to help investigate the Mueller probe. What’s it got to do with impeachment?