Trump's impeachment acquittal: 'Republicans may have won battle but not war'

Now that US President Donald Trump has survived impeachment, how will the businessman-turned-politician fare in the upcoming elections?

Bongani Bingwa chats to The Independent group foreign editor Shannon Ebrahim to weigh in on the matter.

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I think what the Democrats succeeded in doing was to show Trump for what he really is a president who believes he can't be held accountable. In a different situation, he would have been impeached for abuse of power.

Shannon Ebrahim, Group foreign editor - The Independent

When you have so much evidence brought against a president, the Democrats are going to have a lot of political ammunition to use against Trump in the campaign season, she explains.

The Republicans may have won the battle but they have not won the war.

Shannon Ebrahim, Group foreign editor - The Independent

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