Petition for Trump's impeachment reaches 1 million signatures
Billionaire Democratic activist Tom Steyer has received more than a million signatures in 10 days on his petition to impeach Donald Trump, APA reports quoting Independent.
The investor has poured millions of dollars into a national campaign of television and digital advertisements calling for Mr Trump's removal from office.
While impeachment proceedings are difficult to execute, the fact that Mr Steyer’s campaign has gained a significant amount of support over less than two weeks demonstrates the opposition to the President.
It is still uncertain whether the indictments of three former Trump aides, including Mr Trump’s ex-campaign chairman, by special counsel Robert Mueller will strengthen this resistance. Mr Mueller is currently investigating whether Trump campaign advisers colluded with the Russian government to influence the 2016 election.
“The Mueller indictments put us in a place where impeachment is firmly on the table ... from now on, every conversation about the administration has to include when he's going to be impeached,” Mr Steyer said in an interview with Axios.
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