Impeachment’s Message and Meaning

What we’re learning from the second Senate trial of Donald J. Trump.


Episode Notes

Dahlia Lithwick is joined by renowned communications researcher and campaign adviser Anat Shenker-Osorio to talk about the messaging of impeachment outside the lens of the law. Then, Bob Bauer, former White House counsel under President Barack Obama and senior adviser to the 2020 Biden campaign, joins Dahlia to discuss the significance of this impeachment as a legal matter, and the next steps needed when the trial ends (in acquittal).

In our Slate Plus segment, Mark Joseph Stern on the guessing game that is the law of COVID and death-penalty protocols in late-night SCOTUS orders.


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