TRUMP WILL LIKELY NOT BE IMPEACHED SINCE HE IS HIGHLY POPULAR WITH THE GOP BASE

President Donald Trump will likely face zero Republican calls for impeachment simply due to the simple fact that he remains highly popular with the Republican base.

The Washington Post reports that “The Gallup Poll’s tracker has found Trump’s approval among Republicans steady, since February, at 85 percent. Last week, before the new email was revealed, an NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll found 73 percent of Republicans unwilling to believe that the president had colluded with Russia; just 4 percent said he might have done so illegally.”

Speaking to the Washington Post, former independent candidate for President McMullin said, “The president is playing a very narrow game right now, in which he’s just speaking to the Republican base — in particular, his base,” said Evan McMullin, a former House Republican staffer who waged an anti-Trump 2016 bid for president.”

Mr. Trump must keep this base happy at all costs and his policy proposals do just that.

He is still pushing for the Mexican border wall, the repeal of Obamacare and more tax cuts. It is unclear if the President will support raising the debt ceiling. Far-right members of the House often use the debt ceiling debate to extract budget concessions from the rest of Congress.

Failure to raise the debt ceiling could lead to the U.S. defaulting on its national debt, possibly causing a global economic catastrophe.

In 2011, members of the Tea Party flirted with defaulting on the U.S. debt, which led to the creditworthiness of the United States being downgraded for the first time ever by the credit rating agency Standard & Poors.

Currently, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin is in support of raising the debt ceiling but it is unclear if the President will change his mind on the issue.

Regardless, in both the 2011 and 2013 debt ceiling fights, Republicans blamed the near cataclysms on Democrats.

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