The Standoff

The Standoff

Rubicon: The Impeachment of Donald Trump - January 10, 2020 - 31:33

When Donald Trump’s impeachment trial begins—whenever it begins—the Senate will be divided between Democrats, who will demand to hear from all the first-hand witnesses who defied the impeachment inquiry, and Republicans who will want to acquit Trump without letting any new incriminating information come to light.Brookings Institution Senior Fellow Sarah Binder joins host Brian Beutler to walk us through all the arcane rules and requirements senators will have to navigate if they hope to hold a fair trial—or a coverup.

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The impeachment of Donald Trump is one of the biggest political stories of our lifetimes. It's a test of whether accountability, election integrity, and the rules of our democracy can withstand the corrupt acts of powerful people. It's also a story that's unfolding at such a break-neck pace, it's absurd. Fortunately, Brian Beutler, Crooked Media's Editor in Chief, lives for this s**t. Join Brian every week as he breaks down the week's most important developments in the impeachment fight with legal, political, and congressional experts to help you figure out how this is all going to end and what you can do to play your part in one of the most important moments in American history. Yeah, it's that big. New episode out every Friday.