"Trump impeachment unlikely to succeed as long as the Republicans rule congress"

In the United State there have been more claims over the last few days that US President, Donald Trump, could face impeachment after his son Donald Trump Jnr. released a series of emails this week showing that he had been in contact with Russian officials who promised him incriminating information on Hillary Clinton.

Professor John Stremlau, Professor of International Relations at Wits University says the emails suggest there may have been a collusion between Trumps presidential campaign and the Russians.

Talks of impeachment are rising but that's a long shot run now as long as the republicans control congress.

Professor John Stremlau, Professor of International Relations at Wits University

The Trump administration really does dumb down American democracy to a point of despair says Stremlau.

Messing around with another country's electoral process is interfering for narrow nationalist purposes. Putin wants to isolate the United States, divide the western alliance. Succeeding in that, Trump will be complicit.

Professor John Stremlau, Professor of International Relations at Wits University

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