Impeachment: Trump kicks as panel presents overwhelming evidence

Impeachment: Trump kicks as panel presents overwhelming evidence

- President Donald Trump of US has reacted to report by the panel leading the impeachment inquiry against him

- Trump said that the evidence which the panel has described as overwhelming is nothing more than witch-hunt organised by Democrats

- Moreover, the press secretary of the White House, Stephanie Grisham, said that the panel's report is not evidence but mere allegation

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The United State (UN)'s panel in charge of the impeachment inquiry to oust President Donald Trump from office has said that its evidence against him is not only clear but also overwhelming.

The panel claimed that by seeking Ukraine's help in his 2020 re-election ambition, Trump prioritised personal interest instead of the nation's political integrity, BBC reports.

However, the US president has referred to the report of the panel as unpatriotic and a witch-hunt instigated by the Democrats in the House, adding that he is not guilty of any of the allegations made against him.

Supporting Trump, Stephanie Grisham, the press secretary of the White House, said that the position of the Democrats only indicates their frustrations.

Grisham went ahead to say that they completely failed to produce any evidence against the president.

Moreover, a Republican, Jim Jordan, denied the allegation by the Democrats that Ukraine was under pressure by Trump to help his second term bid.

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Meanwhile, Briefly.co.za reported that the impeachment move by the members of US House of Representatives against Trump divided the lawmakers on Thursday, October 31.

Democrats supported a measure setting out rules for the public phase of their impeachment inquiry into the president's activities ahead of the 2020 residential poll.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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