Thursday June 4, 2020

Donald Trump’s day of reckoning arrives

The impeachment genie is finally out of the bottle -- will it be fatal?

3rd November, 2019
Donald Trump: his alleged abuse of power could be more serious than the Watergate scandal

For the fourth time in America’s history, proceedings to impeach a US president are under way. Now that the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives has voted to proceed, Republicans are grappling with how best to defend Donald Trump as the spectacle of public hearings loom.

Senior Republican senators have been almost invisible on Capitol Hill, refusing to be drawn on questions about the substance of the Ukrainian scandal.

They’ve been reluctant to parrot Trump’s...

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