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Tag: impeachment

  • Friday, August 24th 2018 - 09:02 UTC

    Trump warns that any attempt to impeach him would crash the US economy

    “If I ever got impeached, I think the market would crash. I think everybody would be very poor,” Mr Trump told Fox News.

    US President Donald Trump has warned that any attempt to impeach him would result in the crash of the economy. The President made the claim as the White House struggled to manage the fallout from a plea deal Mr Trump's longtime personal lawyer Michael Cohen made with prosecutors, and the conviction of his former campaign chairman Paul Manafort on financial charges.

  • Friday, December 22nd 2017 - 09:49 UTC

    Peruvian president manages to survive impeachment but emerges weaker

    Applause erupted in congress when it became clear the opposition would fall short of the two-thirds vote needed to remove Kuczynski.

    Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski survived an impeachment vote in congress late Thursday, thwarting an attempt by opposition lawmakers to oust him over ties to the Brazilian construction giant implicated in the region's biggest corruption scandal.