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US democracy remains resilient

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By Mahmood Elahi

American political leaders seems to be engaged in a rhetorical war of words with violent undertones. Referring to the calls for the impeachment of President Donald Trump, Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said: "I think Donald Trump should be in prison, not impeached." This reminds us of Trump's declaration during the 2016 campaign that Hillary Clinton should be locked up for using a private server for official business.

Trump has escalated his attack on Special Counsel Robert Mueller for indulging in what he calls "a witch hunt" for his investigation over alleged collusion by Trump's election team with Russia. Although Mueller "absolved" Trump of any collusion with Russia, he didn't exonerate Trump from obstruction of justice. So, Trump continues to blast Mueller for "presidential persecution" and being in league with Democrats to undermine his presidency.

House Democrats, on their part, have increased their pressure to impeach Trump for obstruction of justice and for lying to the American people. As pressure mounts on House Democrats to impeach Trump, Republicans are seeming........

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