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In a divided US, Trump's impeachment is unlikely to shake up 2020 elections

Audience members hold signs at President Donald Trump campaign rally in Battle Creek, Mich., Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)PHOTO: AP

WASHINGTON - Back in March, when the Trump scandal du jour involved his campaign's links with Russia, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was resistant to calls from some in her party for the President to be impeached.

"Impeachment is so divisive to the country that unless there's something so compelling and overwhelming and bipartisan, I don't think we should go down that path because it divides the country. And he's just not worth it," she said in an interview.

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