a Little over half of the surveyed americans said in a poll that they will have president Donald Trump asked for a rigsret and set aside.
51 percent say that they seem to Trump the need for a rigsret in the Senate and be found guilty. It will mean that he is removed from office.
Six percent say they would like to see Trump asked for a rigsret, but they do not believe that he should be removed from the presidency.
the Poll conducted by Ipsos for the tv station ABC News is the first poll carried out after the americans have been able to follow rigsretshøringer directly on the tv.
The public hearings may have gotten more americans to gravitate in the direction of an impeachment and removal from office of the president.
An average of previous surveys - carried out within the public consultation - showed that 48 percent of respondents want Trump aside, writes the website FiveThirtyEight.
In the most recent measurement says 38 percent that they are against to ask the president for a rigsret.
In the measurements, which were made before the public hearings on the tv, said the 46 percent that they would not have Trump for a rigsret.
the Poll also shows that 58 percent of surveyed americans say they have followed rigsretshøringerne close or fairly close. 42 percent say that they have not followed or followed only a little.
the Congress can remove a president from office, if the latter has committed "a serious crime". It may be treason, bribery, or serious abuse of political power.
In the House of Representatives needs a simple majority to raise one or more charges. Here the Democrats currently have a majority.
An impeachment is in the Senate, where the president of the UNITED states supreme court leads the process.
The 100 senators act as a jury, while selected members of the House of Representatives is the prosecutors in the case. It requires a two-thirds majority to depose the president. In the Senate, the Republicans have the majority.