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Impeachment Trial: Analysis of The Legal and Political Developments in the Impeachment Trial

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As the second day of the Senate impeachment trial unfolds, we discuss legal questions and political implications that arise. How will the trial affect the ability of the Biden Administration to move forward, and how will history judge the actions of those involved—particularly former President Donald Trump?

Panelists: Joseph R. Reisert, Christian A. Johnson Professor of Integrative Liberal Learning; director, Integrated Studies Program, Department of Government, Colby College

Jeanne Cummings, deputy chief, Washington Bureau, The Wall Street Journal

 

  

Cindy helps produce Maine Public's live call-in show Maine Calling, and sometimes hosts the show—as well as the All Books Considered Book Club. Her first foray into journalism after graduating from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism was to intern with CNN in China in the wake of the Tiananmen Square massacre. She then worked in print journalism over the decades, as a factchecker, writer and editor, with publications ranging from the Los Angeles Times Magazine to the magazine of the National Zoo to a food trends magazine.