Maybe everyone just wants to move on

Political Theater, Episode 188

Alaska’s Lisa Murkowski is the only Republican senator who voted to convict Donald Trump at his second impeachment trial and has an election in 2022.  (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)
Alaska’s Lisa Murkowski is the only Republican senator who voted to convict Donald Trump at his second impeachment trial and has an election in 2022. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)
Jason Dick
Posted February 17, 2021 at 3:34pm

Despite the high drama and hard feelings associated with Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial, it’s unclear what effect it will have on the political coin of the realm: the next election.

In this episode of the Political Theater podcast, CQ Roll Call senior political writer Bridget Bowman and politics editor Herb Jackson discuss whether the impeachment votes by senators or House members will come back to haunt any of them in 2022. Maybe everybody’s ready to change the channel. Or maybe, as some political professionals say, politics might revert to its previous, pre-Trumpian practice of being all about the economy.

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