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Why the Republican Party can’t – or won’t – dump Trump

With all but five Republican senators voting to scrap his second impeachment trial, the former president’s grip on the GOP is stronger than ever.

Donald Trump is out of the White House, but his power over the Republican Party appears to be intact. On 8 February Trump’s second Senate impeachment trial will start. The first time Trump was impeached just over a year ago – and acquitted in the Senate trial – he was charged with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress over his conduct regarding Ukraine.

This time, one article of impeachment was brought against him for incitement …read more

Source:: New Statesman