Mulig rigsretssag mod Trump er politisk dynamit i USA’s valgår

USA er på vej mod den tredje rigsretssag i nationens historie. Med mindre end et år til næste præsidentvalg øger det temperaturen i den politiske strid i Washington dramatisk.

FILE - In this Jan. 19, 1999, file photo, President Bill Clinton gestures while giving his State of the Union address on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Donald Trump will deliver his State of the Union address at one of the most contentious times in his stewardship of the nation, but others may have had it worse: Abraham Lincoln had the Civil War, Richard Nixon was caught up in Watergate and Clinton was impeached. (AP Photo/J.Scott Applewhite, File) Portrait of the 37th President of the United States, Richard Milhous Nixon, taken in Washington, D.C. on June 1, 1972. Photo by: Consolidated/picture-alliance/dpa/AP Images This is an undated photo of the seventeenth President of the United States Andrew Johnson. (AP Photo) (COMBO) This combination of pictures created on September 25, 2019 shows(L-R) a circa 1860-1865 photo of former US President Andrew Johnson as photographed by Civil War photographer Mathew Brady, former US President Richard Nixon in 1973, and former US President Bill Clinton attending the 1998 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Awards for manufacturing and small business in Washington, DC. - Before Donald Trump, three other US presidents faced impeachment proceedings. None were ousted by impeachment, although Richard Nixon resigned rather than be impeached. (Photos by various sources / AFP)


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