10 Jan 2021

Democrats move to impeach Donald Trump for second time 

Europe Editor and Presenter

Democrats have drawn up Articles of Impeachment against President Trump for the second time. The charge against him is that he was willfully inciting the violence that led to the assault on the Capitol last Wednesday. No American President has ever been impeached twice.

But despite this Donald Trump is unlikely to be convicted in the Senate, where the prosecution would need to muster two thirds of the vote. Nevertheless Mr. Trump who has lost the White House and the Senate for his party is now increasingly seen as a political pariah.