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Another poll has come out this morning showing that about half of voters support removing Trump from office.
According to the Politico/Morning Consult poll, 50 percent of voters would support Trump’s removal, compared to 43 percent who would not.
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The White House has come up with its strategy to combat House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry: denial. Of course, administration officials are not denying key elements of Donald Trump’s call with the Ukrainian president, which were confirmed in the White House’s own memo on the conversation. Instead, they’re denying that Congress has the right to investigate the president.