The Impeachment Inquiry Goes To The Senate

The Impeachment Inquiry Goes To The Senate

1:37pm Jan 15, 2020
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The House’s impeachment of President Donald Trump is set to advance to its next phase. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Tuesday that the House would vote to send the articles of impeachment to the Senate on Wednesday.

The expected Senate trial will be just the third time in U.S. history that a president has undergone this part of the impeachment process.

White House officials believe at least four Republican senators will break from the rank and file and vote to call witnesses in the probe.

What does a Senate trial look like? What can we expect?

Produced by Stacia Brown.


Elizabeth Landers, Political correspondent, VICE News; @ElizLanders

Sarah Binder, Professor of political science, George Washington University, and senior fellow, Brookings; @bindersab

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