US leader’s approval rating at record high of 49 percent as he is acquitted of abusing power and obstructing Congress
Trump was charged with abusing his power by pressuring Ukraine to investigate rival Joe Biden, then obstructing a Congressional investigation into what happened.
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Neither articles of impeachment received enough votes to remove Trump from office.
Stock markets in Asia and Europe rose after Trump’s acquittal. And his approval rating is at a record high of 49 percent.
What does a strengthened Trump mean for the US and the rest of the world?
Presenter: Sami Zeidan
Sahar Aziz – professor of Law at Rutgers University
Theresa Fallon – director of the Centre for Russia Europe Asia Studies in Brussels
Jason Stanley – professor of philosophy, Yale University and author of How Fascism Works