2020-02-07 13:02:05

A Broken System Acquitted Donald Trump

How did Donald Trump get acquitted from impeachment? Was it corruption or is the entire system broken? Paul Blumenthal joins Jefferson Smith to discuss how a radical new theory, that no president can be removed for abuse of power, has broken our checks and balances. Do you think future presidents will use Trump as a way to avoid accountability for their own issues?

Paul Blumenthal is a HuffPost reporter based in Washington, D.C. He covers campaign finance, congressional investigations, tech platforms and elections.

Jefferson Smith, who is filling in for Thom Hartmann, is an American entrepreneur, radio personality, and politician in the U.S. state of Oregon. He is the founder of the Bus Project, and served in the Oregon House of Representatives, representing District 47 in east Portland, from 2009 to 2012.

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