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World Trump arrives in Davos hours before impeachment trial reopens

11:25  21 january  2020
11:25  21 january  2020 Source:   msn.com

Trump still planning Davos trip despite impeachment proceedings, predicts trial will wrap quickly

  Trump still planning Davos trip despite impeachment proceedings, predicts trial will wrap quickly President Trump on Thursday said he plans to travel next week to Switzerland despite the impeachment trial ramping up at the same time. Calling the impeachment trial he’s facing “a hoax” and saying he believes the Senate will quickly wrap up the matter, Trump said he plans to attend the World Economic Forum conference in Davos, Switzerland.“I’m going to be going to Davos,” Trump said following a ceremony honoring Religious Freedom Day. “I’ll be meeting the biggest business leaders.

#UPDATE Teen activist @GretaThunberg slams inaction on climate change in front of top business leaders, as the Davos forum faces up to the perils of global warming while bracing for a speech from @realDonaldTrump http://u.afp.com/3ZuH pic.twitter.com/ZH80Sx6KsR.

As Donald Trump prepared on Tuesday to address the billionaires in Davos , the US Senate prepared to hear opening arguments in an impeachment trial that could remove Trump from the But under the McConnell rules, potential witnesses would need to be deposed before testifying at the trial , and

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US President Donald Trump arrived in Davos on Tuesday for the annual WEF forum, where he was to give a keynote speech just hours before his impeachment trial kicks into high gear in Washington.

Trump's Marine One helicopter touched down in the picturesque Swiss ski resort shortly ahead of his scheduled speech to the World Economic Forum, which this year is focusing on climate change.

He was also due to meet separately with the president of Iraq, Pakistan's prime minister and the head of the European Union executive body.

Trump calls impeachment trial a long-running 'hoax' at summit for world elite

  Trump calls impeachment trial a long-running 'hoax' at summit for world elite As president's trial gets underway, he'll be counter programming at the gathering of the world's elite in the Swiss mountain town."It's been going on for years," the president said at Swiss mountain summit of the world's elite hours before senators in Washington kick-off proceedings.

(Bloomberg) -- Sign up here to receive the Davos Diary, a special daily newsletter that will run from Jan. 20-24.Donald Trump is heading back to Davos , poised to hail his economic record as vindication of an “America First” agenda to the world’s elite while lawmakers back home weigh his

Trump is scheduled to land Tuesday in Davos , where he will speak before a group of executives, financiers and foreign dignitaries at the World Economic Forum just hours before the Senate is set to begin the first full day of his impeachment trial . He is also expected to hold a series of meetings with

Meanwhile in Washington, Trump's impeachment enters a new phase in the Senate with legislators debating the format for the trial.

Although Trump's Republican party holds a majority in the Senate and is almost sure to acquit him on charges of abusing his power and obstructing Congress, the impeachment adds volatility to an already tense 2020 presidential election.

Trump returns to the White House on Wednesday.

a man standing on a table: US President Donald Trump arrives at Zurich International Airport on his way to the Davos conference, while the Senate goes ahead with his impeachment trial © JIM WATSON US President Donald Trump arrives at Zurich International Airport on his way to the Davos conference, while the Senate goes ahead with his impeachment trial

GOP senator gives Democrats 'credit' for impeachment case and says trial should be 'instructive' to future Trump behavior .
Sen. Mike Braun complimented Democrats on making their case so far in President Trump's impeachment trial and argued that the process "ought to be instructive" to the president's future behavior.Joining NBC's Meet the Press on Sunday, the Indiana Republican gave his thoughts on the Senate impeachment trial, which began with 24 hours of opening arguments from the House impeachment managers followed by two hours of defense from Trump's legal team.

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