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When President Trump was first impeached 14 months ago it seemed implausible that there would be another impeachment trial this quickly. At the time, the United States Studies Centre (USSC) published Impeachment: The insiders’ guide – we didn’t think we’d be dusting it off again so soon. Unlike the first impeachment, the process has moved quickly and is expected to wrap in record time. Republicans and Democrats alike are motivated to move on as Democrats seek to enact President Biden’s ambitious agenda and Republicans work through their internal turmoil over the next phase of MAGA. With signs pointing to a likely acquittal, both sides seem to be asking, “What’s next?”