Nov 14, 201932 minutes

The impeachment hearings against President Trump have begun in Washington.

Geraldine appeared on the ABC's Drum program on Thursday alongside Australia's former Foreign Minister Alexander Downer. Mr Downer - who played a small but important role in the scandal surrounding Mr Trump - believes the Republican party will stand by their embattled President even if they don't like him.

Eliza thinks the surging US economy will make people inclined to vote for the incumbent.

The conversation then shifted to Australia's opposition leader Anthony Albanese, podcasting and the deteriorating situation in Lebanon.

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