House Democrats announce two articles of impeachment against Trump

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LISA MASCARO and MARY CLARE JALONICK Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats announced two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, declaring he "betrayed the nation" with his actions toward Ukraine as they pushed toward historic proceedings that are certain to help define his presidency and shape the 2020 election. The specific charges aimed at removing the 45th president of the United States: abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. Speaker Nancy Pelosi, flanked by the chairmen of impeachment inquiry committees at the U.S. Capitol, said they were upholding their solemn oath to defend the Constitution. Trump responded angrily on Twitter: "WITCH HUNT!" Voting is expected in a matter of days by the Judiciary Committee, which begins deliberations Wednesda
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