U.S. President Donald Trump looks on during a campaign rally in Battle Creek, Michigan, U.S., December 18, 2019. REUTERS/Leah MillisReuters

President Donald Trump is unequivocal: He is innocent, the phone call was “perfect,” and the Senate will soon acquit him of the impeachment charges against him.
But Democrats are throwing a wrench into Trump’s plan.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other Democratic lawmakers may withhold the articles of impeachment from the Republican-led Senate until they get assurances that Trump’s trial will be fair to Democrats.
Trump and Senate Republicans made a number of public statements on Thursday that signal their apprehensiveness over the possibility.
If Democrats decide not to transmit the articles of impeachment, it could deprive Trump of what he wants most: “total and complete exoneration” as he heads into a tough reelection campaign.
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President Donald Trump is unequivocal: He is innocent, the phone call was “perfect,” and he will soon be exonerated of all accusations of wrongdoing as he seeks reelection in 2020.

The president has been steadfast in making these claims in the wake of his impeachment by the House of Representatives on Wednesday for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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