| Clip Of Q&A with Donald Ritchie

Video Clip: Historical Precedents and the Senate Impeachment Trial Process


Donald Ritchie, historian emeritus of the U.S. Senate, talked about the history of impeachment trials in the Senate and how those precedents might influence the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. He discussed the process and the roles that individuals would play in the trial.

6 minutes


  • Adjourn
  • Articles Of Impeachment
  • Chief Justice
  • House Managers
  • Legal Counsel
  • Majority Leader
  • Motion To Dismiss
  • Oath
  • Senate Impeachment Trial
  • Supermajority

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