Defending a President

Last week, Vice President Kamala Harris ruffled West Virginia Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin’s feathers when she sat down with local television stations in his state to chat about Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 stimulus bill without first giving him a heads up. On today’s episode, our hosts break down why these sorts of intra-party kerfuffles matter and how they might shape the Biden administration’s relationship with the Senate moving forward. Also in the hopper for today, Sarah and David put their trial lawyer skills on full display when they explain the former president’s best defense against impeachment.

Show Notes:

-“The Senate’s impeachment trial is illegal and a sham” by Rand Paul in the Washington Examiner.

Explainer on bills of attainder and House Resolution 24 – Impeaching Donald John Trump, president of the United States, for high crimes and misdemeanors.

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