Democrats Split Over Impeaching President Trump

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi urged Democrats to hold off impeaching the president, though she denounced what she called his "highly unethical and unscrupulous behavior." The question has divided the party, with some 2020 contenders — such as Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harris — saying impeachment is worth the political costs. Here & Now's Robin Young talks with NPR national political correspondent Mara Liasson (@MaraLiasson).

Correction: In the audio atop this post, an impeachment is referred to as "just a trial." In fact, impeachment is not a trial. We regret the error.

This article was originally published on April 23, 2019.

This segment aired on April 23, 2019.


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