Trump’s impeachment: why his conviction has become so much harder

  • Anthony Zurcher
  • Reporter from North America

Image caption,

House hands over Donald Trump impeachment motion to Senate

Donald Trump left Washington DC almost a week ago, but he continues to cast a long shadow over the Republican Party in Congress.

In the first official impeachment support test, according to which Donald Trump instigated his supporters to mount an insurgency on the U.S. Capitol, 45 of 50 Republican senators voted to stop the trial even before he did so. start.

After the vote, Rand Paul, who lobbied for the annulment, claimed that the indictment article delivered by the House on Monday was “dead on arrival.”

Not to be missed on BBC Africa:

Leave a Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.