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China closes American consulate in Chengdu | Accusing it of interfering in internal affairs
China closes American consulate in Chengdu | Accusing it of interfering in internal affairs

Chinese officials wearing a PPE kit in an American consulate on Monday in Chengdu, Sichuan province, China. China has closed this consulate.

  • After the document was burned in Houston’s Chinese Consulate, America asked it to vacate
  • In response, China also asked the US to vacate the American Consulate in Chengdu by Monday.

China closed the Chengdu-based American Consulate in Sichuan Province. The American flag was also removed from there on Monday. In fact, the US had asked China to shut down the consulate within 72 hours after the news of the documents being burnt at the Chinese Consulate in Houston, USA. China’s action is considered to be the answer to America. He also threatened it.

China has alleged that the US is interfering in China’s internal affairs through the Chengdu Consulate. According to Chinese government media, China had asked the US to vacate the consulate by Monday.

What happened in Houston’s Chinese Consulate?

On Tuesday night around 8 pm (local time), flames and smoke were seen in the rear of Houston’s Chinese Consulate. People in the vicinity gave this information to the police and fire department. Their teams reached the spot in a few minutes. However, they were not allowed inside. After some time, the fire calmed down. A person living in a building close to the consulate videoed the incident from above. It is clear that documents are being brought in the fibers of fiber. After this, the US asked China to close the consulate.

Tensions are high in both countries

Tensions have increased in the US and China since the Corona epidemic. Recently, the law amendment in Hong Kong has worsened. US President Donald Trump has been consistently calling Kovid-19 a Chinese virus. Recently US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke of creating a global front against China.

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The impeachment motion will be brought against Trump again?

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The impeachment motion will be brought against Trump again?
In a letter to the Democrats, Pelosi said that if Pence does not take any action, impeachment will be voted on. (File photo)

US President Donald Trump is going to have difficulties. On January 20, President Elect ie Joe Biden’s swearing-in program means that Trump will remain in office for only 9 more days. Meanwhile, House of Representatives (HOR) Speaker Nancy Pelosi has given her permission to bring impeachment motion on Trump on Sunday. Trump is accused of provoking his supporters on January 7. Due to this, 5 people died in the violence in Parliament (Capitol Hill).

According to the newspaper The Hill, Pelosi said it was the responsibility of Vice President Mike Pence in the wake of the violence to remove Trump from his post under the 25th Amendment. In a letter to the Democrats, Pelosi said that if Pence does not take any action, impeachment will be voted on. Trump will be the first president in American history to be impeached for the second time in office.

‘Constitution and democracy have to be saved’

In the letter, Pelosi wrote, ‘We have a responsibility to save the Constitution and democracy, so we have to take action immediately. Both of these (Constitution and democracy) are under threat from the President. As the days go by, the president’s fear of damaging democracy will increase.

At the same time, the Republicans have also warned the Democrats not to show any shame in the process of transfer of power. Allow this process to be relaxed.

Trump opposes everywhere

There are about 100 Republican Republican lawmakers who have blamed their leader and President Trump directly for Thursday’s violent incidents. The White House deputy national security officer, education minister and all the members who resigned.

What happened on 7 January?

64 days after voting in the US (3 November), American democracy was shamed when Parliament began to seal Joe Biden’s victory. Trump’s supporters turned into rioters. Of sabotage and violence in the capitol hall. The US Capitol is the same building where both houses of the US Parliament house the House of Representatives and the Senate. The Parliament proceedings were stopped for some time.

Violence in US Parliament after 206 years

Samuel Halliday, director of the US Capital Historical Society, told CNN that on 24 August 1814 Britain had attacked the US. British troops opened fire at the US Capitol after the defeat of the US Army. Since then, there has not been such an attack on the US Parliament in the last 206 years.

Impeachment motion was also brought last year

The impeachment motion was also brought against Trump last year. It passed because of the majority of Democrats in the HOR, but fell due to majority of Republicans in the Senate. Trump was accused of pressuring Ukraine to launch an investigation against Biden. Abusing their powers for personal and political gains, Ukraine had sought help in its favor in the 2020 presidential election.

Cases of prosecution against the president in America

  • The impeachment motion passed in the House of Representatives in 1868 on charges of crime and misconduct against US President Andrew Johnson. Eleven articles of charges against him were tabled in Parliament. However, during voting in the Senate, voting took place in favor of Johnson and he refrained from running for the presidency.
  • Impeachment was also brought against Bill Clinton in 1998. He was accused of sexual harassment by Monica Lewensky, an intern at the White House. He was cleared in the House of Representatives for his removal from office, but could not get a majority in the Senate.
  • In the Watergate scandal, impeachment action was to take place against former President Richard Nixon (1969–74), but he resigned earlier. He was accused of spying on one of his opponents.

The impeachment motion will be brought against Trump again?
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