The day after impeachment

December 19, 2019

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US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi wields the gavel and stands in front of a large US flag.

US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi wields the gavel as she presides over the House of Representatives approving two counts of impeachment against President Donald Trump in Washington, DC, Dec. 18, 2019.

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Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

US President Donald Trump was impeached by the House of Representative Wednesday. Trump's tenure has marked a big shift toward nationalism, a trend that's growing worldwide, like in Great Britain, where Queen Elizabeth delivered a speech Thursday on behalf of Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government to mark the re-opening of Parliament. But Washington, DC, wasn't in total disharmony, despite the impeachment vote. The House is expected to pass the new NAFTA, called the USMCA, with strong bipartisan support. And, the eastern German city of Dresden has declared a "Nazi emergency." The World's Orla Berry reports from Dresden about the city's growing problem with the far right.


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