Trump defends himself after the publication of a conversation with the Ukrainian president

Hello Garry,

there is no investigation, but an impeachment procedure, launched by the Democratic camp. This procedure is indeed motivated by the exchange between Presidents Trump and Zelensky, Nancy Pelosi, the Democratic Speaker of the House of Representatives, believing that Donald Trump violated the Constitution on this occasion.

Can all this lead to Mr. Trump's removal? Difficult, for the moment, to answer yes or no, as explained at World Marie-Cécile Naves, associate researcher at the Institute of International and Strategic Relations (IRIS):

"(The chances of being deposed) are very low, at this stage, with a majority Senate Republican, especially since some Republican senators who play their re-election in 2020 and those of some key territories (" swing states ") are watching closely. the polls this summer, let us add the fact that the independents seem to be overwhelmingly against impeachment.

However, anything is possible, because it is a question of national security, of Ukraine and, therefore, of the shadows of the cold war, so many subjects that speak to the Republicans. And because as the details of the case unfold, public opinion may evolve.

Moreover, the Senate voted unanimously on Tuesday, a resolution asking the Trump administration to provide the full report of the whistleblower, he may audition. Depending on the upcoming elements that will be revealed, we are in the expectation … "

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