Democrats 'may' pursue impeachment against Donald Trump as Giuliani defends president

By David Jackson, USA TODAY

WASHINGTON – Top House Democrats said Sunday they will decide soon whether to pursue impeachment against President Donald Trump, while Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani argued that it would have been OK for the president to have accepted Russia's help during the 2016 election.

"Obstruction of justice, if proven, would be impeachable," said Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, adding that he wants to see where the facts lead.

Giuliani, meanwhile, said there would not have been anything necessarily wrong with Trump and campaign aides receiving opposition research from the Russians about Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton. Giuliani also said Trump would have been within his rights to have Mueller fired, a key event behind claims that Trump tried to obstruct justice.

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