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How to impeach Donald Trump

You're never going to oust him using the law—unless the politics turns

By Ursula Hackett   March 2017

US President Donald Trump ©Jim LoScalzo/DPA/PA Images

President Donald Trump’s business dealings, unhinged tweets and conflicts of interest, coupled with lurid sexual allegations and whispers of Russian links have led some to dream that impeachment could be just around the corner. The chatter started even before he took office, and by January’s end half a million people had signed the “Impeach Trump Now” petition. It’s all very wishful thinking.

Article II, Section 4 of the US Constitution states: “The President, Vice President and all civil officers… shall be…

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