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Opinion Editorial
May 18, 2017

Donald Trump may be under siege – but here’s how the President can survive James and giant impeach

by
Douglas Murray

This article originally appeared in The Sun.

CALLS for impeachment are like Christmas. They seem to come earlier every season.

In the 1990s American Republicans waited until Bill Clinton’s second term in office before trying to impeach him.

In George W. Bush’s presidency, the American Left waited a few years before demanding the same.

Even the wilder fringes of the American Right gave Barack Obama a couple of years before shouting “impeach”.

Yet here we are, only a few months into the Trump presidency and already the word is everywhere.

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Douglas Murray

About Douglas Murray

A bestselling author and award-winning political commentator, he previously founded the Centre for Social Cohesion, which monitors extremism in Britain. Murray is the author of numerous publications including, "Victims of Intimidation: Freedom of Speech within Europe's Muslim Communities". A columnist for Standpoint magazine, he writes for a variety of other publications, including the Spectator and Wall Street Journal. Murray is an expert on Islamist extremism and UK foreign policy. He recently published a book on the Saville Inquiry into Bloody Sunday.

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