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US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (C) and Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (R) hold a press conference with fellow Democrats on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, May 22, 2019, following a meeting with US President Donald Trump at the White House. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP)

Donald Trump erupted in fury on Wednesday at unrelenting probes into his links to Russia, as the top Democrat in Congress accused the president of a “cover-up” that could be an impeachable offense.

A livid Trump abruptly shut down a White House meeting with Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer, announcing he could not deal with them on policy until “phony investigations” are brought to a close.

The clash marked a dramatic escalation in Trump’s war of words with congressional opponents seeking to bring him to account for what they say is presidential wrongdoing.

Trump’s ire was seemingly triggered by House Speaker Pelosi, his nemesis in Congress, who declared following an emergency…



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