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NoRoadUntravelled

(2,626 posts)
Wed Feb 10, 2021, 08:02 PM Feb 2021

If Trump is acquitted, will the US ever regain its standing in the world?

He damaged our allied relationships so badly during the last 4 years and did his best to take down our government. How much confidence will the world have that this wouldn't happen again if he's acquitted now?
What will the ramifications be? An acquittal will certainly have consequences, wouldn't it? What might they be?

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If Trump is acquitted, will the US ever regain its standing in the world? (Original Post) NoRoadUntravelled Feb 2021 OP
I believe only if we are to rid the US of these QOPs. Germany was able to come Maraya1969 Feb 2021 #1
Of course. TwilightZone Feb 2021 #2
He will be acquitted, but it will be on the republicans, and the historical record that was still_one Feb 2021 #3
What standing? We have the most powerful military that money can buy - other than that we are a walkingman Feb 2021 #4
Biden already made that happen. egduj Feb 2021 #5

Maraya1969

(22,364 posts)
1. I believe only if we are to rid the US of these QOPs. Germany was able to come
Wed Feb 10, 2021, 08:04 PM
Feb 2021

back from Hitler but it was only after they messed up and didn't go after all the Nazis. When they finally did Germany became a country to be respected.


So......we need to go after all the Nazis.

TwilightZone

(24,843 posts)
2. Of course.
Wed Feb 10, 2021, 08:05 PM
Feb 2021

Biden is going to rebuild relationships. He already has myriad contacts around the world from his time as VP.

An acquittal, in my opinion, is mostly irrelevant in context because nearly everyone has already assumed that it's by far the most likely outcome. The world knows he's guilty and the world knows the GOP is going to let him off.

still_one

(91,592 posts)
3. He will be acquitted, but it will be on the republicans, and the historical record that was
Wed Feb 10, 2021, 08:07 PM
Feb 2021

presented today will be against only those that vote to acquitt

walkingman

(7,407 posts)
4. What standing? We have the most powerful military that money can buy - other than that we are a
Wed Feb 10, 2021, 08:09 PM
Feb 2021

declining empire. I suspect that most people around the world realize this and have for several decades.

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