6 Dec 2019

US politics tense as Pelosi greenlights Trump impeachment

From Checkpoint, 5:44 pm on 6 December 2019

In the United States the war of words in Washington DC is reaching fever pitch as Democrats push forward with impeachment charges against President Donald Trump.

There are allegations of nervous fits, a descent into madness and good old-fashioned lies.

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has green-lit the drafting of articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump over alleged corruption and abuses of power.

Lisa Owen asks CNN's Lauren Fox why things seem to be getting so nasty.