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Everything you need to know about the impeachment inquiry against president Trump

Will President Donald Trump be impeached—and what has caused Speaker Nancy Pelosi to begin the process now?

By Prospect Team  

United States President Donald J. Trump is facing an impeachment investigation. Photo: PA

This week, Democrat and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced a formal impeachment inquiry into US president Donald Trump. The move comes following a growing scandal over allegations that Trump pressured the Ukrainian president to investigate Democratic presidential contender and rival Joe Biden.

Speaking to the House of Representatives on Tuesday evening, Pelosi said: “The president must be held accountable. No one is above the law.”

So how does impeachment work?

As the US has a bicameral…

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