President Trump leaves Washington on Monday to meet foreign leaders at a NATO summit. But if history is any guide, Trump won't be able to leave behind the impeachment inquiry that looms over his White House. At one time, lawmakers would refrain from criticizing a president traveling overseas, abiding by the adage that "politics stops at the water's edge." But even in 1998, when then-President Bill Clinton was traveling in Ireland and the Middle East during the impeachment hearing process, he could not escape questions about what was happening in Washington. There was little refuge from the political storm for Clinton — a taste of what Trump can expect this week as he meets with foreign leaders while the House Judiciary Committee debates the fate of...
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Impeachment Looms Over Trump Trip Abroad, As It Did For Clinton In 1998