The Conversation

The Conversation

Starting the process will rein in a president who is undermining American ideals, Yoni Appelbaum argued in March. Yoni Appelbaum acknowledges that the impeachment of Donald Trump would almost certainly not result in his removal from office, but argues that it would severely damage his political prospects. This argument ignores the significant negative effects of an impeachment effort on the Democratic Party, regarding both its election prospects and its ability to govern post-2020.