Friday February 21, 2020

Impeached Trump rages, but knows he won’t be convicted

By failing to force key witnesses to testimony, the Democrats spiked their own guns. They were never going to have Trump removed from office, but they could have done him a lot more damage in the process

22nd December, 2019
Donald Trump became the third US president to be impeached. Picture: Getty

At 8.30 pm local time on Wednesday evening, after a six-hour debate of invective and spluttering fury, Donald Trump became the third US president to be impeached in 240 years.

In his parallel universe at a rally in Michigan, Trump boasted that “it doesn’t really feel like we’re being impeached”. That’s because he isn’t. The fix is in for Trump, and he knows it.

That hasn’t stopped...

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