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Impeachment Divides a Nation, a District and a Dinner Table

Posted on AllSides December 18th, 2019
From The Left
polarization, political polarization

Kathryn Whitaker’s support for impeaching President Trump makes sense in this corner of South Carolina: She is a Democrat and a candidate for the State Senate.

“The president really put his personal interests and professional interests over the country’s,” said Ms. Whitaker, 37. “He was caught abusing his power.”

But her position is complicated by the most intimate relationship in her life: Her husband of 15 years, Gabe Whitaker, is a Republican who thinks impeachment is “a huge waste of time.”

“Just the conversation is creating division, which is what...

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