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Former defense secretary: Trump committed impeachable act


November 6, 2019

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Former Defense Secretary William Cohen, who served on the House Judiciary Committee that investigated President Richard Nixon, said Tuesday that he believes President Donald Trump committed "an impeachable act."

The Republican former senator from Maine told The Associated Press that threatening to withhold money from an ally, Ukraine, in return for a public pledge to investigate a political opponent is "tantamount to a criminal act."

"To me it's an impeachable act," he said. If the allegations are proven true, then it's "a form of bribery, a form of a high crime and...

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