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Politics House Democrats release report outlining case for Trump's impeachment

21:05  03 december  2019
21:05  03 december  2019 Source:   reuters.com

'Ramblings of a basement blogger': White House press secretary slams Schiff impeachment report

  'Ramblings of a basement blogger': White House press secretary slams Schiff impeachment report White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham tore into the impeachment report released by House Democrats on the Intelligence Committee. © Provided by Washington ExaminerThe report, released on Tuesday, accuses President Trump of withholding almost $400 million in military aid to Ukraine in exchange for politically expedient investigations, including into rival Joe Biden. Grisham, 43, ripped Rep. Adam Schiff, who is the chairman of the committee, in a statement released shortly after the report was made public.

WASHINGTON, Dec 3 (Reuters) - U.S. House Democrats leading the impeachment inquiry into Donald Trump on Tuesday released a report detailing their case against the Republican president, saying he used "the powers of his office to solicit foreign interference on his behalf in the 2020 election."

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., talks to reporters about the release by the White House of a transcript of a call between President Donald Trump and Ukrainian President Voldymyr Zelenskiy, in which Trump is said to have pushed for Ukraine to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden and his family, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and the Democrats are now launching a formal impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump. Rep. Schiff characterized Trump's words saying, © J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., talks to reporters about the release by the White House of a transcript of a call between President Donald Trump and Ukrainian President Voldymyr Zelenskiy, in which Trump is said to have pushed for Ukraine to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden and his family, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and the Democrats are now launching a formal impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump. Rep. Schiff characterized Trump's words saying, "this is how a mafia boss talks." (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

The report was prepared for the House Judiciary Committee, which is scheduled to kick off hearings on Wednesday as it begins to consider drafting articles of impeachment to be laid before the full House. (Reporting by Tim Ahmann and David Morgan; Editing by Susan Heavey)

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