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Pelosi’s great gamble may pay off ... or hand Potus a free Trump card

The Ukraine scandal was the tipping point for the Dems’ House speaker, but Trump supporters are not easily moved

Ben Riley-Smith

If you wanted evidence of just how huge a political gamble Nancy Pelosi has taken by launching impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump, it could be found on Wednesday.

Away from the fevered activity on Capitol Hill, a poll released by Quinnipiac University – one of the country’s most trusted pollsters – gave an insight into what the rest of America has been thinking.

When asked whether Trump “should be impeached and removed from office”, just 37% said yes...

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