Trump impeachment chances: Trumps trying to do math edition.

Today's Impeach-O-Meter: An Incredible Anecdote About the Trump Family Trying to Do Math

Today's Impeach-O-Meter: An Incredible Anecdote About the Trump Family Trying to Do Math

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Sept. 28 2017 10:44 PM

Today's Impeach-O-Meter: An Incredible Anecdote About the Trump Family Trying to Do Math

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Donald Trump with his children Ivanka and Donald Jr. in New York City on Jan. 11.

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The Impeach-O-Meter is a wildly subjective and speculative daily estimate of the likelihood that Donald Trump leaves office before his term ends, whether by being impeached (and convicted) or by resigning under threat of same.

A brave soul at an archival website called Factbased has compiled all of the appearances Donald Trump ever made on Howard Stern's radio show; a brave soul at the Daily Beast has gone through them to listen for highlights ("highlights"), of which the best ("best"), in my opinion, is this amazing display of sheer intellectual firepower:

On an interview conducted on Feb. 27, 2006, Donald, Ivanka, and Don. Jr. can’t figure out the answer to what 17 x 6 is. “96? 94?” offers Don Jr. “That’s not a practical application, though,” adds Ivanka, refusing the question. “It’s 112,” chimes in Donald, who repeatedly insists that the answer is 112.
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The answer is 102. They almost had it! (They didn't almost have it.)

Photo illustration by Natalie Matthews-Ramo. Photos by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images, Win McNamee/Getty Images, Chris Kleponis-Pool/Getty Images, Drew Angerer/Getty Images, and Peter Parks-Pool/Getty Images.

Photo illustration by Natalie Matthews-Ramo. Photos by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images, Win McNamee/Getty Images, Chris Kleponis-Pool/Getty Images, Drew Angerer/Getty Images, and Peter Parks-Pool/Getty Images.