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Impeachment: Updates from The Washington Post
13 minutes | Feb 7, 2020
‘Unshackled and unleashed’: Trump, post-acquittal
On Friday's "Post Reports," White House bureau chief Phil Rucker speaks with guest host Caroline Kitchener about how Trump's acquittal has emboldened him and what it means for the presidency at large.
4 minutes | Feb 7, 2020
President Trump is determined to make an example out of Alexander Vindman
From "The Daily 202" podcast: Alexander Vindman, the National Security Council aide who testified during the House impeachment hearings, will be informed by a political appointee at the White House in the coming days that he is being pushed out.
5 minutes | Feb 6, 2020
How Mitt Romney decided to vote for convicting Trump for abuse of power
From "The Daily 202" podcast: Mitt Romney sealed a place in history yesterday by voting to convict President Trump of abuse of power, becoming a lone voice of dissent in the Republican Party.
22 minutes | Feb 5, 2020
A president acquitted. The balance of power tested.
The Senate has said yes, the president can do that, regarding his conduct in Ukraine. So what does Trump’s acquittal mean for the powers of the presidency? On “Can He Do That?” editor Marc Fisher talks about the future of our country’s balance of power.
5 minutes | Feb 5, 2020
President Trump acquitted
President Trump will remain in office after the Senate votes to acquit. On Post Reports, Congressional reporter Mike DeBonis walks us through Sen. Mitt Romney's surprise vote, and why it didn't make a difference in the end.
4 minutes | Feb 4, 2020
Joe Manchin's proposal to censure President Trump meets resistance on both sides
In a floor speech, Sen. Joe Manchin declined to announce his decision, but asked his colleagues to consider censuring Trump, a less severe rebuke than removal from office that few senators were willing to pursue.
4 minutes | Feb 3, 2020
Can a president be impeached twice?
On Post Reports, Dan Balz explains whether a president can be impeached more than once.
3 minutes | Feb 3, 2020
Susan Collins finds herself lonely in the middle, as a vote on impeachment looms
From "The Daily 202" podcast: Sen. Susan Collins was the first of two Republicans to break with the president on any aspect of the impeachment trial by voting for witnesses, and she’s getting attacked for it from her right back home in Maine.
10 minutes | Jan 31, 2020
Witnesses voted down in Senate impeachment trial
On tonight's Post Reports, Aaron Blake explains how Republicans kept witnesses out of the impeachment trial.
4 minutes | Jan 31, 2020
Senate appears ready to reject witnesses in Trump impeachment trial
From “The Daily 202” podcast: The impeachment trial of President Trump is headed for a critical vote Friday that will determine whether the Senate hears from witnesses.
10 minutes | Jan 30, 2020
A joke from Adam Schiff, and that moment with Rand Paul
On tonight's Post Reports, Amber Phillips tells us what happened on the last day for questions during the Senate impeachment trial.
6 minutes | Jan 30, 2020
Trump’s defense says a president cannot be impeached for anything that benefits his reelection
From "The Daily 202" podcast: President Trump’s legal team argued in the impeachment trial that presidents could do nearly anything so long as they believe their reelection is in the public interest.
12 minutes | Jan 29, 2020
It’s question time in the impeachment trial
Aaron Blake says the debate over whether to call witnesses still hangs over the impeachment trial, on tonight's Post Reports.
6 minutes | Jan 29, 2020
Senate Republicans move goal posts on ‘quid pro quo’ to justify opposing witnesses
From "The Daily 202" podcast: Congressional Republicans are pivoting hard to a new argument: the president’s actions are not impeachable, even if it turns out he did leverage his office for an investigation of a domestic rival.
9 minutes | Jan 28, 2020
Who is paying for Trump's defense lawyers?
Trump's defense finishes opening arguments in the impeachment trial, and guest host Jessica Contrera talks to legal reporter Ann Marimow to answer a question from a Post Reports listener: Who is paying for Trump's lawyers?
22 minutes | Jan 28, 2020
How Bolton’s allegation — no, not the one you’re thinking of — could change the impeachment trial
On “Can He Do That?“, reporter Matt Zapotosky covers what an exchange between Bolton and Attorney General Barr might tell us about testing a Justice Department designed to maintain independence and how it may change the impeachment trial.
7 minutes | Jan 28, 2020
Growing agitation among Senate Republicans for witnesses
From "The Daily 202" podcast: sensational revelations from John Bolton threatened to upend the Senate impeachment trial Monday, increasing the chances that senators would vote to allow witnesses in a perilous development for the White House.
11 minutes | Jan 27, 2020
The Bolton question hangs over impeachment trial
On Post Reports, guest host Jessica Contrera talks to political reporter Aaron Blake about Trump's defense team, and the question hanging over the impeachment trial.
5 minutes | Jan 27, 2020
John Bolton manuscript ups pressure on Senate Republicans to vote for witnesses
From "The Daily 202" podcast: John Bolton’s forthcoming book, “The Room Where It Happened,” is scheduled for publication March 17, but a White House review could attempt to delay its publication or block some of its contents.
7 minutes | Jan 24, 2020
House Democrats preemptively defend the Bidens during impeachment trial arguments
From "The Daily 202" podcast: in the impeachment trial, Democrats detailed their defense of Joe Biden’s actions regarding Ukraine in anticipation that it will be a major portion of the White House’s defense later this week.
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