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On impeachment, Democrats weigh principle against popularity

Clip: 04/23/2019 | 6m 53s

Democrats in the House and on the 2020 campaign trail are divided on whether to initiate impeachment proceedings against President Trump. While many feel his actions warrant impeachment, there is concern that public sentiment wouldn't support it. But Rep. Jared Huffman, D-Calif., thinks refraining from impeachment would violate a fundamental responsibility of Congress, as he tells Judy Woodruff.

Aired: 04/23/19

Rating: NR

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