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What we learned from opening of Trump's impeachment trial

Clip: 01/16/2020 | 13m 29s | Video has closed captioning.

President Trump’s impeachment trial, only the third such proceeding in U.S. history, opened in the Senate Thursday. Chief Justice John Roberts and 99 senators were sworn in to their official trial roles. Meanwhile, new evidence related to Trump’s Ukraine policy was publicly released. Lisa Desjardins and Yamiche Alcindor join Judy Woodruff to discuss the trial and Lev Parnas.

Aired: 01/16/20

Rating: NR

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