An online petition for Donald Trump to be impeached as President of the United States of America has gained plenty of attraction, with over one million signatures already having been collected.

Political activist and billionaire, Tom Steyer, has used his financial resources to launch the campaign and it appears that his efforts could be about to pay off, with Trump's approval rating at an all-time low.

Having launched a campaign calling for impeachment on October 20, the ad has already gone viral across the country, attracting many people to sign it.

It is believed the California businessman has spent more than ten million dollars on the effort to be marketed in all 50 states.

Trump was quick to criticise Steyer on social media, after he saw one of the ads himself, tweeting that the businessman was “wacky” and was totally against his policies.

1.1 million signatures and counting

However, it does seem that Steyer is not the only person to be against Trump's ideology, with sources stating that over 1.1 million signatures had been collected in almost two weeks since the start of the campaign.

Steyer believes the current President is a threat to the health and safety of the United States, stating he feels that the real estate tycoon has no clue about what he is doing as the leader of the nation.

He makes his opinions well known in the advertisement by also telling viewers that “a Republican Congress once impeached a president for far less”, with Bill Clinton suffering the embarrassment in 1998 after the Monica Lewinsky scandal.

Whether or not the petition is able to bring the impeachment of Donald Trump, Steyer is adamant that he will continue to push for it as he believes he has the "need to impeach".

Problems mounting for Trump

The current President is under-fire for having possible links to Russian officials, after his shock election campaign victory over rival Hilary Clinton, an accusation that he strongly denies.

However, three of his aids were indicted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation for possible collusion, with Paul Manafort, Rick Gates and George Papadopolous all facing charges.

Manafort was Trump's original campaign chief, with Gates his business partner, and has already confessed his ties to Russia, although they had stated they were way before the Presidential campaign.

Papadopolous has pleaded guilty to giving false statements to the FBI, stating that he admitted trying to attempt to forge a relationship between Trump and the President of Russia Vladimir Putin.