Former Congressman Recalls Bucking His Party In Clinton Impeachment04:49

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Washington is bracing for the full House to decide whether to impeach President Trump on Wednesday.

A number of vulnerable Democrats announced on Monday that they will back impeachment. But two Democrats in the House have said they are opposed. Collin Peterson of Mississippi and Jeff Van Drew of New Jersey have signaled they'll switch to Republican.

This situation is familiar to Paul McHale, a former congressman from Pennsylvania. He was one of five Democrats, who broke with his party by voting to impeach former President Clinton.

Here & Now's Tonya Mosley speaks with McHale, now president of Civil Support International, a consulting firm.

This segment aired on December 17, 2019.