‘Bogus’ Ukraine theory led to Trump’s abuse, Dems tell trial

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LISA MASCARO, ERIC TUCKER and ZEKE MILLER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic House prosecutors argued in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial Thursday that he was swept up by a "completely bogus" Ukraine theory pushed by attorney Rudy Giuliani that led to his abuse of presidential power and then impeachment. As the Democrats pressed their case for a second day before skeptical Republican Senate jurors, they displayed video images of the nation's top FBI and Homeland S ecurity officials warning the public off the theory that it was Ukraine, not Russia, that interfered in the 2016 election. It was just one of 10 separate ways, the prosecutors argued, that Trump abused power for his own personal political benefit ahead of the 2020 election — the first article of impe
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