Former vice-president Joe Biden. Photo: Reuters

Democrats united on impeaching Donald Trump but debate shows broader policy divisions remain

  • The candidates repeatedly blasted Trump and said the president’s efforts to press Ukraine to investigate former vice-president Joe Biden
  • However, candidates remained split on health care and tax policy, which has exposed a gap between the moderate and progressive wings of the party
Topic |   US Presidential Election 2020

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Former vice-president Joe Biden. Photo: Reuters
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Gordon Sondland, US ambassador to the EU, gives his opening statement as he testifies before the House Intelligence Committee in Washington on Wednesday. Photo: AP

Donald Trump directed Ukraine quid pro quo, ambassador Gordon Sondland tells impeachment inquiry

  • The impeachment inquiry focuses significantly on allegations Trump sought investigations by Ukraine into former vice-president Joe Biden and his son
  • Sondland described a Ukraine pressure campaign prompted by Trump himself, orchestrated by Rudy Giuliani and well-known to senior officials
Topic |   Donald Trump

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Gordon Sondland, US ambassador to the EU, gives his opening statement as he testifies before the House Intelligence Committee in Washington on Wednesday. Photo: AP
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