This has been a fascinating year filled with surprises in the United States, and the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump is certainly a highlight. On Sept. 24, Nancy Pelosi, the leader of the Democratic Party in the House of Representatives of Congress, announced the beginning of an official impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump. This is only the fourth time Congress has gone through with this type of inquiry with a United States President. AP Government teacher Chris Yoder said, “The other three presidents who seriously faced impeachment include Andrew Johnson, who came one vote short of removal in the Senate, Richard Nixon, who resigned before the impeachment process in the House was over, and Bill Clinton who was impeached but not voted out of office in the Senate.” Keep Reading
Two months ago, it was impossible to avoid campaign ads if you were anywhere near the 6th district. Everywhere you went it seemed you couldn’t escape this election. No matter where you would go, you’d be bombarded with the sound of campaign ads, phone calls and whatever else they could throw at you. Why was this one election so important compared to the rest of the local elections?
This election was so vital because it would be indicative of what the next four years of life in the United States would be like. Jon Ossoff represented change and the ability for Democrats to oppose what they don’t support in Trump. He hoped to flip the historically Republican 6th District and set an example for the rest of the country to follow.
With a required Government class, Wesleyan students have been learning about the Presidential campaign that is beginning to gather attention in the media. With candidates constantly changing status, the race is “up for grabs” for any candidate. From Trump to Clinton, the field of candidates is deep with different views. Keep Reading