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A look at the history of impeachment ahead of Trump's second trial

CBS, 08 Feb 2021
Former President Trump's unprecedented second impeachment trial will get underway Tuesday. Last month, the House approved a single article of impeachment charging Mr. Trump with incitement of insurrection. CBS News' Elise Preston reports on what to expect, and Kenneth Davis, historian and New York Times best-selling author of "Don't Know Much About History," joined CBSN to discuss how high the bar has been set for impeachment and conviction.

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