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White House Rules out Cooperation in Impeachment Probe
The White House slammed the door in a letter on Tuesday, 8 October, on any cooperation by President Donald Trump's administration with the Democrats' impeachment probe, calling it "constitutionally invalid."
The eight page letter to Democratic leaders, signed by White House counsel Pat Cipollone, rejected the entire process underway in the House of Representatives, which is examining whether Trump abused his office by seeking a corruption probe in Ukraine of 2020 election rival Joe Biden.
Trade Wars Lose US Its Competitiveness Top Spot: WEF
The United States fell to second place behind Singapore in the World Economic Forum's flagship Global Competitiveness Report, with the slippage linked in part to President Donald Trump's trade wars.
The Forum, organisers of the glitzy annual gathering of business and political elite in Davos, have released an annual competitiveness report since 1979 that assesses which economies are well placed to see productivity and long-term growth.
10 People Drown During Durga Idol Immersion in Rajasthan's Dholpur
A total of 10 people had drowned during Durga idol immersion in Parbati river in Dholpur.
President Trump Is Trying to Make Lawlessness a Virtue: Speaker Pelosi
President Donald Trump is “trying to make lawlessness a virtue”, House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi has said.
Pelosi's comment came after the White House in a letter to the Democrat leaders on Tuesday refused any cooperation from President Trump in the impeachment investigations by the opposition.
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