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Image caption Mitch McConnell (C) wants to block subpoenaing key witnesses or documents. The Senate impeachment trial of US President Donald Trump has begun, with Democrats and Republicans wrangling over the rules. Republican Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell wants to block subpoenaing key witnesses or documents. The Democrats say this will be no less than a cover-up. Mr Trump is charged with abusing his presidential power with leverage over Ukraine, and of obstructing Congress as it looked into his conduct. He denies all the charges. Senators have taken oaths to act as impartial jurors, hearing arguments for six hours a day, six days a week in a trial presided over by the US Chief Justice, John Roberts. Full story

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