4 Oct 2019

Democrats accuse Trump of gross abuse of power over foreign interference demands

Washington Correspondent

The US Democrats calling for Donald Trump to be impeached say that demanding other countries interfere in US elections for personal gain is a gross abuse of power.

But President Trump says it’s his “absolute right” to ask foreign leaders to investigate what he calls “corruption”. In just the past few hours, one, Senator Mitt Romney, has split with the party, calling Trump’s actions brazen, wrong and appalling