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Two men stand with their backs to the camera, their right hands held in the air for an oath. Ahead of them is a row of lawmakers seated behind a large desk.

In the impeachment inquiry, is the US a defender of democracy — or corrupt itself?

Trump impeachment

The impeachment inquiry into US President Donald Trump moved to open hearings Wednesday. The central issue in the inquiry is what responsibility the president may carry for abandoning public duty in favor of private interests.

US President Donald Trump stands amid microphones outside

How Trump was impeached: A timeline

Trump impeachment
A House committee room is shown with a chandelier hanging from the ceiling and two television cameras placed among the seats.

Trump impeachment probe goes public as political drama mounts

Trump impeachment