US President Donald Trump listens during a meeting in Washington in December. Photo: Bloomberg US President Donald Trump listens during a meeting in Washington in December. Photo: Bloomberg
US President Donald Trump listens during a meeting in Washington in December. Photo: Bloomberg

Trump impeachment: White House broke law by freezing Ukraine aid, watchdog says as trial formally opens

  • A US Government Accountability Office report says the president is ‘not vested with power to ignore or amend such duly enacted law’
  • This came as Trump’s historic impeachment trial opened, with senators swearing an oath to be impartial

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US President Donald Trump listens during a meeting in Washington in December. Photo: Bloomberg US President Donald Trump listens during a meeting in Washington in December. Photo: Bloomberg
US President Donald Trump listens during a meeting in Washington in December. Photo: Bloomberg
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