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17 May 2017

Episode 1438

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We unpack the road to impeachment, as pressure mounts around US president Donald Trump. We also take a look at Emmanuel Macron’s new cabinet, report from the Copenhagen Fashion Summit and review the latest stories from Asia. Plus: Fernando Augusto Pacheco with our weekly entertainment round-up.

17 May 2017

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Chapter 1

The road to impeachment

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A US president has never been removed from office. Today, congressman Al Green became the first to say the word “impeachment”. We discuss the implications.

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Macron's cabinet

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There are many disadvantages to running for high office without the backing of a party machine but if you run and win anyway, as recently inaugurated French president Emmanuel Macron did, then there are considerable advantages. Unhampered by the necessity of deference to party loyalties, Macron has enjoyed a free-ish hand in selecting his first cabinet.

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