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Trump on Trial—Again

Impeachment, round two.

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Episode Notes

After the insurrection at the nation’s capitol on Jan. 6, the House of Representatives impeached Donald Trump a second time. The only article put forth this time charges him with high crimes and misdemeanors for inciting a riot. There’s no shortage of evidence backing up that claim, but the politics make it an open question of whether the Senate will convict.

Guest: Dahlia Lithwick, host of Slate’s Amicus podcast

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Podcast production by Mary Wilson, Davis Land, Danielle Hewitt, and Elena Schwartz.


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The problem with the news right now? It’s everywhere. And each day, it can feel like we’re all just mindlessly scrolling. It’s why we created What Next. This short daily show is here to help you make sense of things. When the news feels overwhelming, we’re here to help you answer: What next? Look for new episodes every weekday morning.

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  • Mary Harris is the host and managing editor of What Next, Slate's new daily news podcast. She has reported throughout the public radio system, for NPR, Marketplace, and WNYC.