George Washington University Law School professor Jonathan Turley testifies during a hearing before the House Judiciary Committee in Washington on Wednesday. Photo: AP

Fiery disagreements as Donald Trump impeachment hearing opens

  • Legal experts tell judiciary panel that president’s actions involving Ukraine meet definition of ‘high crimes and misdemeanours’
  • Calling process a ‘disgrace’ and ‘sham’, Republican lawmakers plan to spend much of session interrupting, delaying and questioning the rules
Topic |   Donald Trump impeachment inquiry

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George Washington University Law School professor Jonathan Turley testifies during a hearing before the House Judiciary Committee in Washington on Wednesday. Photo: AP
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US President Donald Trump disembarks from Air Force One after landing at Stansted Airport, northeast of London, on Tuesday. Photo: AFP

Impeachment report finds ‘overwhelming’ evidence of Donald Trump’s abuse of power

  • 300-page document also maps out ‘unparalleled effort of obstruction’, including witness intimidation, to stifle investigation into president’s Ukraine scheme
  • Report immediately dismissed by White House as product of ‘one-sided sham process’
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US President Donald Trump disembarks from Air Force One after landing at Stansted Airport, northeast of London, on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
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