The Trump Impeachment

Impeachment is a way to remove government officers from office in some countries. It happens when the official does not want to leave his or her job. It is like an indictment (something that the prosecutor needs to get before the trial). Someone is impeached when a legislature votes to do that. Later, there is another vote on whether or not to convict, which is like guilty or not. The second vote may be by the same people who did the impeachment, or someone else as in a bicameral legislature. Several different types of office holders may be impeached, but cases against the President or leader of a country attract the most attention typically.

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19.9.24: Populism

Populism is a kind political movement which usually draws a difference between the common man, or the common people, and a “political elite.” These elites do not necessarily exist. The theme of populism is that the common man does not have certain privileges the elites have, or that he cannot do certain things the elites can do. The populist see themselves on the side of the common people. They claim they want to help the common people get some of the rights and privileges of the elites. Donald Trump is often described as a Populist.

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