Navigating Donald Trump’s Second Impeachment Trial / Updates On Gavin Newsom Recall / Conversation With Former California Governor Gray Davis
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Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., joined by new chairs of Senate committees, makes a statement as the second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump begins in the Senate at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021
AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite
Former President Donald Trump faces a second impeachment trial in the Senate about a year after he was acquitted in his first impeachment. Democrats will focus on Trump’s alleged subversion of the 2020 election, which resulted in the attempted insurrection in early January. But Trump’s lawyers will argue that the former president was exercising his right of free speech and question the constitutionality of impeaching a former president; we navigate the arguments and implications of the historic impeachment trial.
Plus, as the recall movement against Governor Gavin Newsom continues to grow in California, we get the latest on the effort and consider how it compares to when former Governor Gray Davis was recalled in 2003.
- Longtime political journalist and Ken Rudin's Political Junkie podcast host Ken Rudin on the second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump
- CapRadio Politics Reporter and California State of Mind podcast co-host Nicole Nixon checks-in with the latest on the recall effort against Governor Gavin Newsom
- Former Democratic Governor Gray Davis shares his thoughts on the recall against Governor Newsom and how this recall movement compares to his own in 2003, which is the only other time in state history a gubernatorial recall effort went before voters
- Political Pollster Paul Maslin explains how the recall process works and what to expect going forward