In Part 2 of Episode 3, Senator Mike Lee tackles the Framers’ debates that lead to the Impeachment Power. The Senator illuminates the purpose and structure of the Impeachment process including the Senate’s central trial role. He also reviews the historical results of the use of Impeachment power, including the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump in early 2020.
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THE EFFECT OF MODERN PARTISANSHIP ON LEGISLATIVE EFFECTIVENESS IN THE 112TH CONGRESS
Legislative Impotence—An Existential Threat
Impeaching Donald Trump: A Game of Political High Stakes Poker
The Causes for Which a President Can Be Impeached