Forty-five Senate Republicans voted last week in support of a measure declaring the impeachment trial unconstitutional since Donald Trump is already out of office. But a conviction could lead to a second vote banning Trump from running for office again. So as Congress embarks on an historic second impeachment trial, a group of Republican former officials including Former New Jersey Governor Christine Todd Whitman are taking action and rebutting that argument for dismissal. Tonight, Whitman- the director of the Republican Accountability Project and co-chair of the Republican Leadership Council joins us to urge Senate Republicans to hold Donald Trump accountable in the impeachment trial or risk suffering a ‘permanent stain’ on the party.
Aired: February 9, 2021