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Democrats to build case for abuse of power against Trump next week

WASHINGTON - House Democrats are going public next week with a case to impeach President Donald Trump that is narrowly focused on his alleged abuse of power with respect to Ukraine, putting aside - for now at least - other potential high crimes and misdemeanors in hopes of making as clear an argument as possible.

The opening salvo in the public hearings will be the argument Democrats find most compelling: whether the president abused his power with his request that the Ukrainian government investigate his political rivals

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