Why are the Democrats racing to impeach Trump if he’s out of office in 8 days time? – BBC Newsnight




Democrats have introduced an article of impeachment against US President Donald Trump for his role in last week's deadly invasion of the Capitol. Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog Democrats say a vote on the article will go ahead in the House on Wednesday unless Vice-President Mike Pence invokes constitutional powers to remove Mr Trump from office. The article filed in the House on Monday accuses Mr Trump of "incitement of insurrection". Why are the Democrats racing to impeach President Trump if he’s out of office in 8 days time? Newsnight’s US Correspondent David Grossman reports. Emily Maitlis is joined by Donald Trump's impeachment attorney in 2020, Robert Ray and Democratic Congresswoman Barbara Lee. #Newsnight #BBCNews Newsnight is the BBC's flagship news and current affairs TV programme – with analysis, debate, exclusives, and robust interviews. Website: https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsnight
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