The four words that will decide impeachment
This was the week of confessions. Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney admitted to a Trump administration quid quo pro with Ukraine, with cameras rolling. EU Ambassador Gordon Sondland confirmed that President Trump made Rudy Giuliani the hinge of America’s Ukraine policy. And then the administration announced that the location for the upcoming G7 summit: Trump’s own resort in Doral, Florida. We break down the three stories that mattered most in impeachment this week.
And then we dig into the four words that will shape the entire impeachment fight: “High Crimes and Misdemeanors.” What did they mean when they were added to the Constitution? How have they been interpreted through American history? And do Trump’s acts qualify?
Welcome to Impeachment, Explained.
"The case for normalizing impeachment" by Ezra Klein
Producer and Editor - Jeff Geld
Researcher - Roge Karma
Engineers - Malachi Broadus & Jeremey Dalmas
Theme music composed by Jon Natchez
Special thanks to Liz Nelson
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