Impeachment Debate

  • Event Start: 14th November 2019, 8:30pm
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This House Would Impeach President Trump

With the Mueller Report released, and Congressional Democrats now launching an impeachment inquiry, the Oxford Union is, for the first time, able to debate the question of impeachment that has defined Donald Trump's presidency

Speakers in Proposition:

  • James Carville  :  Bill Clinton's 1992 presidential campaign manager;  he has since worked as a political commentator, and a strategist for Tony Blair and Hillary Clinton
  • Rick Wilson  :  Republican political strategist and author of the New York Times bestseller Everything Trump Touches Dies, released last year

Speakers in Opposition:

  • Ken Starr  :  Independent Counsel and author of the Starr Report, which led to President Clinton's impeachment;  he is also a former US Solicitor General and federal judge
  • Candace Owens  :  Conservative US commentator and political activist;  she is known for her pro-Trump views, and her work with Turning Point USA


Prior to this debate, the Emergency Debate will be held at 7.45pm on a motion to be decided at this week's Consultative Committee