The world reacts to Trump’s acquittal: ‘The U.S. remains in a precarious situation.’
Former President Donald J. Responding to news of Trump’s acquittal in his second impeachment lawsuit, commentators around the world said many had shaken their faith in an already weak American democracy.
Although expected to be acquitted, it was exposed to many that Mr. Trump would have an impact on the Republican Party and indicated that American politics would remain deeply divided.
“The acquittal of Donald Trump confirms the deep division of the Republican Party,” a headline read Sunday Le monde, A French daily newspaper.
One Editorial The Sydney Morning Herald of Australia called the result a “fatal blow to the ideals of democracy, justice and accountability” that “the Republican Party will stand for generations as a frightening example of cowardice.”
The editorial states that if Mr. Trump dominates the GOP’s thinking, “those defending democracy will need to be vigilant.”
The uncertain future of the United States political system was a recurring theme for international observers.
Acquitted “unprecedented failure of American democracy” and “triumph of insanity”, said Roland Nails, Washington correspondent German Outlet der Spiegel, Saying that Republican senators opened the door for a withdrawal by Mr. Trump in 2024.
“America remains in a precarious position,” Li Haidong, a professor at China Foreign Affairs University, The Global Times has writtenA newspaper controlled by the Communist Party of China.
He said, “The minds of ordinary Americans and even American political elites are influenced by how to define ‘I am American’.” “It also shows that the ongoing cultural wars, identity conflicts, and overall social divisions in America will continue to deepen and cannot diminish.”