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Donald Trump says will 'strongly consider' testifying in impeachment probe

After the speaker of the lower house, Nancy Pelosi, upped the ante by suggesting that Trump come forward to tell the "truth," the president said he was keen. "Even though I did nothing wrong, and don't like giving credibility to this No Due Process Hoax, I like the idea & will, in order to get Congress focused again, strongly consider it!," Trump tweeted.

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  • The account of a telephone call in which the president discussed his interest in having Ukraine begin investigations will help bolster Democrats’ case against Trump.

    Rep. Adam Schiff, the Democratic chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, immediately outlined the question at the core of the impeachment inquiry -- whether the president used his office to pressure Ukraine officials for personal political gain.

    Sensex gained 0.08 per cent to 40,357, while Nifty fell 0.11 per cent to 11,895 for the week.

    William Taylor, the acting ambassador to Ukraine, described his shock when he was informed that the President through acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney had ordered a hold on assistance to Ukraine on July 18.

    Terming climate change as a "very complex issue", Trump said he considers himself to be, "in many ways, an environmentalist, believe it or not". "So ...I'm very much into climate. But I want the cleanest air on the planet and I want to have - I have to have clean air - water," Trump said.

    President Donald Trump told reporters Friday that he shouldn't be impeached and called the impeachment proceedings underway in the House of ...

    The Commerce Ministry’s remarks showed a sizeable distance still separates the Washington and Beijing dispute Trump's announcement last month that they had reached a “phase one” deal. Beijing and Washington have been embroiled in an 18-month trade war which has weighed on the global economy, and two sides have slapped punitive tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars in two-way trade.

    Trump was particularly agitated that the rest of the world, particularly developing countries such as China and India, had corralled Washington into the Paris Accord on climate change and put the onus on the US to clean up the planet while themselves not doing much. The Accord, Trump claimed, would have done "trillions and trillions of dollars of destruction" to the US.

    Apple has pulled 181 vaping-related apps from the App Store worldwide.

    Having survived special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, Trump now faces potential removal from office for pressuring Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to investigate Joe Biden, a leading candidate for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. The hearings begin on Wednesday in the House Intelligence Committee.

    Meanwhile, US defence secretary Mark Esper said on Friday the Pentagon awarded the contract to Microsoft after a fair competition. “I am confident it was conducted freely and fairly without any type of outside influence,” Esper told a news conference in Seoul.

    Trump is accused by Democrats in the House of Representatives of abusing his power by using US military aid to pressure Kiev into opening an investigation into Biden and his son Hunter, who served on the board of a Ukrainian gas company. Trump, who maintains he did nothing wrong, dismissed the impeachment inquiry and termed it as a "witch hunt."

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