Impeachment: A Daily Podcast Understand the political twists, historical context, and legal stakes of the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. Each day, host Brian Lehrer, one of the country's most respected audio journalists, brings you conversations with the country's most important reporters and newsmakers as we try to make sense of it all, together. Impeachment is produced by WNYC, home to other news-making podcasts like The Brian Lehrer Show, The Takeaway and New York Radio Hour.
Impeachment: A Daily Podcast

Impeachment: A Daily Podcast

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Understand the political twists, historical context, and legal stakes of the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. Each day, host Brian Lehrer, one of the country's most respected audio journalists, brings you conversations with the country's most important reporters and newsmakers as we try to make sense of it all, together. Impeachment is produced by WNYC, home to other news-making podcasts like The Brian Lehrer Show, The Takeaway and New York Radio Hour.

Most Recent Episodes

Quid Pro Quo, Or No? Mulvaney Says 'Get Over It'

On today's episode, Rosalind S. Helderman, investigative and political reporter for the Washington Post, talks about the comments made by White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney yesterday that quid pro quo "happens all the time," and that those who don't like it should, "Get over it." He walked back his comments hours later. But those comments, and and a long debunked conspiracy theory he evoked raises questions about the White House's thinking on this issue. If you have any thoughts, feelings or questions about the impeachment saga, leave us a voicemail, and you might hear your voice on the show. Call 844-745-TALK, that's 844-745-8255.

Hillary Clinton: Trump Should Be Impeached on National Security Grounds

Hillary Clinton tells Brian that Trump's impulsive withdrawal of American troops from Syria is an additional reason for impeachment. Plus Gabriel Debenedetti, national correspondent for New York Magazine, brings a behind-the-scenes look at how House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is handling this politically sensitive moment.

State Dept. Ukraine Expert Says Trump Sidelined Him

On today's episode, Katie Benner, New York Times reporter covering the Justice Department talks about the latest impeachment headlines.

Bolton Worried Giuliani Was "a Hand Grenade Who's Going to Blow Everybody Up"

Where are we on impeachment today? Yesterday, in a closed-door session, congressional investigators heard the testimony of Fiona Hill, a former advisor on Russia. She talked about the concerns of then-National Security Advisor John Bolton regarding Rudy Giuliani's activities in Ukraine. Bolton referred to Giuliani as a "hand grenade who's going to blow everybody up," and called the Ukraine scheme, metaphorically, a "drug deal." Hill also testified that White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney had been working with Giuliani on his activities in Ukraine. Mulvaney had not previously been implicated. Ambassador Gordon Sondland will testify Thursday. On today's episode: Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, and a member of the Judiciary Committee

Bolton Worried Giuliani Was "a Hand Grenade Who's Going to Blow Everybody Up"

Introducing Impeachment with Brian Lehrer

Understand the political twists, historical context, and legal stakes of the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. Each day, host Brian Lehrer, one of the country's most respected audio journalists, brings you conversations with the country's most important reporters and newsmakers as we try to make sense of it all, together. Impeachment is produced by WNYC, home to other news-making podcasts like The Brian Lehrer Show, The Takeaway and The New Yorker Radio Hour.

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