Trump’s hold over Republicans remains strong as impeachment trial looms
Democrats view the second impeachment of the former US president as a way to ensure that Donald Trump will never again have the chance to hold a public position, while Republicans see an opportunity to divert attention away from the new administration
This Tuesday, the second impeachment trial of former US president Donald Trump is scheduled to begin. It starts a year and four days after his first impeachment trial ended with his acquittal.
A total of 130 years lapsed between the impeachment trials of US presidents Andrew Johnson, who was impeached in 1869, and Bill Clinton who was impeached in 1998. Thirty-one years passed between Clinton’s and Trump’s first impeachment. Barely a year has lapsed between...
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