Air Date: 10–4-2019
Today we take a look at this whole impeachment kerfuffle I’ve been hearing about.
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Nearly 90% of House Democrats now support impeachment. On Thursday, a declassified version of a complaint by an anonymous whistleblower was released, detailing his concerns about Trump’s July phone call with Volodymyr Zelensky.
James and Ryan talk about Biden's role in Ukraine and the whistleblower.
Interviews about the messy impeachment process and how we got here.
The Backstory crew discusses current and past impeachment situations.
John breaks down everything happening around impeachment.
Walter and Dahlia break down what exactly is happening during the impeachment whirlwind.
Jonathan talks with Maxine Waters about the importance of impeaching Trump.
Jeet Here discusses what has led to impeachment and what it will look like moving forward.
The Nation's national correspondent John Nichols says that history shows impeachment has changed the political future, and thinks it is part of a struggle we should not shy away from.
Ch. 10: 9-11 (ep 1308) - Alan from Connecticut
Ch. 11: Evidence-based thinking - Roger Ray from Springfield, MO
Ch. 12: Final comments on the latest news on Trump’s impeachment in limerick form
INDIVISIBLE: "Activists nationwide are joining together to make a unified demand of our representatives during the October recess (September 30-October 15): Go back to Washington, do your jobs, and take a vote to impeach Trump as soon as possible."
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It's Time For Everyone to Join the Impeachment Fight (Crooked Media)
Read the Text Messages Between U.S. and Ukrainian Officials (The New York Times)
Impeach Donald Trump (The Atlantic, March 2019)
Do Americans Support Impeaching Trump? (FiveThirtyEight)
How Trump's Ukraine call could violate campaign finance laws (Associated Press)
50 Moments That Define an Improbable Presidency (The Atlantic)
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