The rules of impeachment

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Protestors demanding that Congress impeach President Trump gather in Times Square in New York City on Sunday, October 13, 2019. (Gabriele Holtermann-Gorden/Sipa USA)(Sipa via AP Images)

Protestors demanding that Congress impeach President Trump gather in Times Square in New York City on Sunday, October 13, 2019. (Gabriele Holtermann-Gorden/Sipa USA)(Sipa via AP Images)

Guests: Michael Traugott, Jacqueline Thomsen

The impeachment inquiry is underway. Trump associates are being subpoenaed to testify, witnesses are being called, and many hearings have begun in an effort to determine if President Trump should be removed from office for his interactions with Ukraine’s President. Joining us today is reporter JACQUELINE THOMSEN of The National Law Journal who will tell us about the latest in the inquiry, the legal ins-and-out of impeachment, what constitutes a “constitutional crisis,” and what comes next. But first, we’ll hear about the ever-changing public opinion polls regarding the impeachment inquiry. Many polls are showing that more and more Americans are interested bin investigating the President following the Ukraine scandal. But how accurate are these polls? University of Michigan professor of political science MICHAEL TRAUGOTT will explain the polling, and which polls you should trust.

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