House Impeaches President Trump A 2nd Time. Here's What Happens Next : Consider This from NPR House Democrats — joined by 10 Republicans — voted to impeach President Trump on Wednesday. Now the process moves to the Senate, where Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he hasn't made a final decision — and that he'll listen to the legal arguments presented in the Senate. GOP strategist Scott Jennings, who is familiar with McConnell's thinking, spoke to NPR about why that might be.

No matter what McConnell does, Trump will not be president by this time next week. But between now and then, there are growing concerns about more violence in Washington, D.C., and in cities around the country, as NPR's Greg Allen has reported.

In participating regions, you'll also hear a local news segment that will help you make sense of what's going on in your community.

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House Votes To Impeach, All Eyes On McConnell Amid Concerns About More Violence

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House Votes To Impeach, All Eyes On McConnell Amid Concerns About More Violence

House Votes To Impeach, All Eyes On McConnell Amid Concerns About More Violence

House Votes To Impeach, All Eyes On McConnell Amid Concerns About More Violence

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Weapons are distributed to members of the National Guard outside the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday in Washington, D.C. The Capitol complex has added additional security measures and personnel following the insurrection at the Capitol last week. Stefani Reynolds/Getty Images hide caption

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Weapons are distributed to members of the National Guard outside the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday in Washington, D.C. The Capitol complex has added additional security measures and personnel following the insurrection at the Capitol last week.

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House Democrats — joined by 10 Republicans — voted to impeach President Trump on Wednesday. Now the process moves to the Senate, where Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he hasn't made a final decision — and that he'll listen to the legal arguments presented in the Senate. GOP strategist Scott Jennings, who is familiar with McConnell's thinking, spoke to NPR about why that might be.

No matter what McConnell does, Trump will not be president by this time next week. But between now and then, there are growing concerns about more violence in Washington, D.C., and in cities around the country, as NPR's Greg Allen has reported.

In participating regions, you'll also hear a local news segment that will help you make sense of what's going on in your community.

Email us at considerthis@npr.org.

This episode was produced by Lee Hale, Brianna Scott and Brent Baughman. It was edited by Sami Yenigun with help from Wynne Davis. Our executive producer is Cara Tallo.