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READ: White House Senate brief argues impeachment process a 'charade'

Posted January 20, 2020 12:57 p.m. EST

— President Donald Trump's legal team on Monday filed a lengthy response to charges he abused his office and obstructed Congress, decrying the attempt to remove him from office as a "charade" and calling on senators to quickly reject it.

The legal brief amounts to a preview of the case Trump's lawyers will make on the Senate floor when the impeachment trial commences this week. Read the brief below.

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