Special Broadcast

House of Representatives debates Articles of Impeachment, ahead of historic vote

The House of Representatives is in session today holding a debate and vote on the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump.

Join us for a special live broadcast of the hearing starting at 7am PST / 10am ET, hosted by Mitch Jeserich (Letters & Politics) and Cat Brooks (UpFront).

7am – Opening statements and debate on the rules of the debate

8:40 – Guest analysis: 

Brenda Wineapple is the author of several books. Her latest The impeachers: The Trial of Andrew Johnson and the Dream of a Just Nation.


9am – House debate continues


9:15 – House Speaker Nancy Pelosi formally opens the historic impeachment proceedings today, and the House debate begins

10am – Debate on impeachment

10:30 – Guest analysis:

Marjorie Cohn (@marjoriecohn) is professor Emerita at Thomas Jefferson School of Law, San Diego, California. A former president of the National Lawyers Guild. Author of Drones and Targeted Killing: Legal, Moral and Geopolitical Issues. Her articles can be found at marjoriecohn.com


11am – Debate continues

11:45 – Guest analysis:

Karen Greenberg is the Director of the Center on National Security at Fordham University School of Law and author of several books. Author of several books, her latest Reimagining the National Security State: Liberalism on the Brink.


11:55 – Congresswoman Barbara Lee, Represents California’s 13th congressional district. She holds several leadership positions in congress, among others, she is part of the Appropriations Committee on the House Budget Committee and Co-Chair of the Steering and Policy Committee.

12pm – Commentary continues with Rep Lee, then KPFA News


12:45 – Guest analysis:

Clarence Lusane is emeritus professor of Political Science and International Relations at American University. Dr. Lusane is the author of several books including Hitler’s Black Victims and The Black History of the White House.


1pm – House of Representatives debate


1:45 – Guest analysis:

Joel Richard Paul (@JoelRichardPaul) is a professor of constitutional and international law at the University of California Hastings Law School in San Francisco. His latest book is Without Precedent: Chief Justice John Marshall and His Times.


2pm – House debate continues

3pm – House debate continues

4pm – House debate continues


5pm – House begins votes on the two Articles of Impeachment

5:15 – Guest analysis: Chris Hedges is a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist, author of several books including his latest  America: The Farewell Tour. He is a columnist on Truthdig.com, and teaches in the college degree program in the New Jersey prison system.


Jeffrey Engel is the founding director of the Center for Presidential History at Southern Methodist University. He is the author or co-author of several books including Impeachment: An American History.

Adele Stan is a columnist for The American Prospect, and the editor of Right Wing Watch.

Alan Hirsch Chair of Justice and Law Studies at Williams College and author of the book Impeaching the President: Past, Present and Future.

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