The upside of impeachment


Could the impeachment of President Donald Trump actually strengthen American democracy? In an updated publication of his book “The Case for Impeachment,” distinguished professor of history at American University Allan Lichtman describes the reasons, process and aftermath of a possible impeachment of Donald Trump.

On “Salon Talks,” Lichtman argues that if you look at past impeachments in America, such as Andrew Johnson, Richard Nixon and Bill Clinton, you’ll actually see a strengthening of the American government.

Watch the full episode of “Salon Talks” to learn more about Lichtman’s rules of politics and the grounds under which he thinks Trump could be impeached.

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