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56 Votes Is Enough To Continue Trump's Trial—But Short Of What's Needed To Convict

Six Republicans voted with Democrats that it is constitutional to try a former president in the Senate after he or she has left office. But it would take another 11 in order to convict him on the impeachment charge.

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Six Republicans voted with Democrats that it is constitutional to try a former president in the Senate after he or she has left office. But it would take another 11 in order to convict him on the impeachment charge.

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This episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith, congressional correspondent Kelsey Snell, and justice correspondent Ryan Lucas.

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