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Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee revealed two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, setting in motion a historic chain of events in our nation's history. The Democrats cited two charges, abuse of power and obstruction of Congress, in their announcement.The charges stem from the president's push for an investigation into his political rival, former Vice President Joe Biden, by the Ukrainian government. Democrats alleged the president threatened the integrity of the U.S. election system and endangered national security in his dealings with Ukraine.Speaker Nancy Pelosi, flanked by the chairmen of the impeachment inquiry committees, declared at the U.S. Capitol that they were upholding their solemn oath to defend the Constitution. Voting is expected in a matter of days in the Judiciary Committee and by Christmas in the full House. The text of the articles follows below.TEXT:Impeaching Donald John Trump, President of the United States, for high c…

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Democrats warn White House to expect subpoena on Ukraine phone call for impeachment inquiry

House Democratic leaders warned the White House Wednesday to expect a subpoena demanding documents on President Donald Trump’s dealings with Ukraine, accusing the administration of “flagrant disregard” of previous requests and saying that refusal could be considered an impeachable offense.Separately, the Democrats accused Trump of “an incitement to violence” against a national security whistleblower and advised him and his administration not to intimidate potential witnesses in their impeachment inquiry. The whistleblower exposed a July phone call that Trump had with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy in which Trump pressed for an investigation of Democratic political rival Joe Biden and his family.House intelligence committee Chairman Adam Schiff, accusing Trump of inviting violence against the whistleblower, said any effort to interfere with the Democrats’ investigations would be considered evidence of obstruction and could be included in articles of impeachment…

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