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No bridge too far for Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump speaking to supporters on a screen during a rally in Washington last Wednesday. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said in a statement on Friday that if Mr Trump does not ''immediately resign'', the House will move forward with a motion
The more beleaguered US President Donald Trump seems, the more his base rallies around him.PHOTO: REUTERS

WASHINGTON - Hurling profanities, jeering supporters of US President Donald Trump - including a woman wearing an "I love Trump" shirt with the letter "Q" on the back, symbol of the QAnon conspiracy theory - heckled Republican Senator Lindsey Graham, who was on his way to catch a flight on Friday (Jan 8).

The senator, who has been a dogged Trump loyalist, seemed compelled to break with the President on Wednesday when he said the Senate should not overturn the result of the election Mr Trump lost.

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