PressTV-‘Congress won’t allow Trump impeachment’

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A political analyst believes US President Donald Trump is unlikely to be impeached under a Congress controlled by Republicans.

“Given the current alignment of political power in the US it is an impossibility,” Professor Dennis Etler told Press TV on Tuesday.

“The Republican-controlled Congress would never move in that direction no matter what the (Special Counsel Robert) Mueller probe uncovers,” Etler added.

Mueller along with several congressional panels are investigating Russia’s alleged interference in last year’s US election and possible collusion between Trump’s team and the Kremlin.

Legal experts and other Democrats are suggesting that Trump could face charges of obstruction of justice because of the way he has handled the Russia inquiry.

Etler went on to say that if “the Democrats regain control of Congress in 2018, they could initiate impeachment proceedings. But, as impeachment is a political act, the Democrats have to…

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