Senate Ponders Impeachment

NPR's Barbara Bradley reports on the dilemma confronting United States Senators as they ponder whether and how to proceed with an impeachment trial, when the 106th Congress convenes in two weeks. They are wary that such a trial might become unseemly, featuring witnesses testifying in the Senate chamber about the explicit sexual details. They are exploring ways to carry out their Constitutional duties without putting themselves and the country through a prolonged, agonizing spectacle.



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