The Senate trial is officially underway. What’s happened so far? How will the trial proceed from here on out? And will any Republicans defect? Vox’s Li Zhou has the answers.
Then Andrew Prokop and I talk Mitch McConnell: who he is, what motivates him, how he amassed so much power, and what his actions reveal about the underlying forces driving American politics. Contrary to much of the rhetoric on the left, McConnell is not the source of our political dysfunction; he is merely a manifestation of the dysfunction that already exists.
Ezra Klein (@ezraklein), Editor-at-large, Vox
Matt Yglesias (@mattyglesias), Senior politics correspondent, Vox
Li Zhou (@lizhou), Politics and policy reporter, Vox
Andrew Prokop (@awprokop), Senior politics correspondent, Vox
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Ezra's book is available for pre-order! You can find it at www.EzraKlein.com
Producer, Engineer, Editor - Jeff Geld
Researcher - Roge Karma
EP - Liz Nelson
Theme music composed by Jon Natchez
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