The latest political news today is about the president of the United States, Donald Trump, who just got impeached by the House of Representatives. It is because He abuses his power and authority. This statement was stated by the Chairperson of Congress, Nancy Pelosi. The decision to investigate Donald Trump started from a phone call by Trump and the president of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, in July.
Today, because of the impeachment, the dollar index that was strong for two days in a row becomes weaker. The dollar index is the indicator of currency strength of Uncle Sam’s country is weakening for 0,08% of 97,32 on Thursday morning, 11 AM. Before that, the dollar index was high, it is 0,21% and 0,18%.
Today news is one of the hottest political news. Trump impeached because of power abusement by withholding funding assistance for Ukraine to make Ukraine investigate about Trump’s political rival, Joe Biden.
On July 25 ago, Trump was found out having a phone call with Volodymyr Zelensky, the president of Ukraine. On that chance, Trump asked him to do an investigation on Joe Biden and his son, Hunter Biden.
As additional information, Joe Biden is the former vice president of The United States during Barrack Obama’s era. Now, Joe Biden is one of Trump’s rivals for the next election in 2020.
It is mentioned that Trump used the funding assistance of security for Ukraine with a total of 400 million US dollars, as a weapon to push Zelensky to obey Trump’s request. Many parties believe that Trump is doing this to secure his victory in the next election in 2020.
After that, Trump also accused of standing in the way of congress investigation about him by forbidding his assistants to give testimony in Trump’s investigation court.
Members of the House of Representatives sued about Trump’s power abuse with a score of 230-197. Meanwhile, the second sue mentioned Trump is standing in the way of Congress to investigate himself with a score of 229-198. This made Trump officially impeached by the House of Representatives. Even though Trump’s impeachment is still in progress, the next court of Trump’s impeachment will be held in the US Senate to consider that Donald Trump should be kicked from The White House or free from those two sues.
Safety from Republic party
However, different from the House of Representatives that occupied by the Democrat party, the opposition. Most of US Senate seats were occupied by members of the Republic party, where Trump always shelter. From 100 seats, 53 are filled by the Republic party members. To impeach Donald Trump, it requires at least 67 votes. So the chance is low.
Nevertheless, this made the dollar are weakening causing difficulty for ceme online community in Indonesia . Even though the chance that Trump will be impeached is low, this unsureness is disliked by the market. In Dow Jones and Nasdaq Futures index, the dollar weakens for 0,05% while the index of S&P 500 Futures said it weakens about 0,03%. This kind of political news will be what people would talk about in 2020.